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[mass noun] Liturgical worship regarded as humankind's primary duty to God.
- ‘Only in the monasteries were young men taught to read and write, and then solely in order to carry out service to God, the opus Dei, and to disseminate His words and deeds and His grand plan for humanity, as recorded in the Bible.’
2trademark A Roman Catholic organization of laymen and priests founded in Spain in 1928 with the aim of re-establishing Christian ideals in society.
Late 19th century: from medieval Latin, literally work of God.
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