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Not influenced by or practising religion:‘areligious rationalism was the prevalent trend’
- ‘I grew up in an areligious household.’
- ‘As their numbers increased, they started living in areligious society headed by a dean.’
- ‘Since it's entirely possible to have a completely areligious wedding (we did), I don't see why we should be propping up religious notions of partnership.’
- ‘The temple was holy and spiritual yet somehow areligious in its atmosphere, design and decoration.’
- ‘I even checked out, and our official corporate charity seems to be excitingly areligious.’
- ‘This is received wisdom: omnipresent, areligious, and readily embraced by almost everyone.’
- ‘Spiritualism embraces all religions, really it is areligious.’
- ‘One of the things that has always interested me very much is the fact that I am totally areligious and yet I cannot get rid of religion,’ says Nagarkar.’
- ‘They have no idea that I'm a leftist areligious Democrat, even though I know exactly what their political affiliations are.’
- ‘In Alien, their belief in God - an areligious one, though Christian iconography is scattered throughout the set design - does not save the prisoners who put the most faith in it.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.