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[in-ter-feyth] /ˈɪn tərˈfeɪθ/
of, operating, or occurring between persons belonging to different religions:
an interfaith service.
Origin of interfaith
1965-70; inter- + faith Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for interfaith
  • Nanotechnology is a wonderful venue to promote intercultural dialogue, and interfaith dialogue.
  • More recently, the festival began to commission interfaith and intercultural musical projects.
  • Both affirmed the vital necessity to continue to advance interfaith peace initiatives towards sustainable, pluralistic societies.
  • We also had a number of interfaith programs and activities.
  • If those who are developing it are truly interested in interfaith understanding and healing they would put it elsewhere.
  • Demonstrating that such ideas are flawed is essential to promoting interfaith understanding and undermining extremist tendencies.
  • We have undeniably gone sour on interfaith tolerance.
  • In the meantime, the outlook for this interfaith model appears positive if cautious.
  • It is certainly the right of anyone to seek interfaith understanding.
  • Overall, this event was a great opportunity to highlight interfaith service and cooperation.
British Dictionary definitions for interfaith


relating to, between, or involving different religions: to forward interfaith relations
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for interfaith

1921, from inter- + faith.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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