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prayer meeting

[prair] /prɛər/
noun
1.
a meeting chiefly for prayer.
2.
(in certain Protestant churches) a meeting in midweek, chiefly for individual prayer and the offering of testimonies of faith.
Also called prayer service.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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prayer meeting

/prɛə/
noun
1.
(mainly Protestantism) a religious meeting at which the participants offer up prayers to God
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