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denomination

1. a group having a distinctive interpretation of a religious faith and usually its own organization
2. a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc.

denomination

any subsection of the Christian Church (e.g. a former SECT, or a breakaway part of a former national church) which has become well established and has a substantial membership. Denominations are usually regarded as less dynamic than sects. As such, they are sometimes presented as the midpoint in a typology of forms of religious organization (see CHURCH-SECT TYPOLOGY).
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A small and humble dwelling was prepared for his family, and the divine had made his appearance in the place but a few days previously to the time of his introduction to the reader, As his forms were entirely new to most of the inhabitants, and a clergyman of another denomination had previously occupied the field, by engaging the academy, the first Sunday after his arrival was allowed to pass in silence; but now that his rival had passed on, like a meteor filling the air with the light of his wisdom, Richard was empowered to give notice that “Public worship, after the forms of the Protestant Episcopal Church, would be held on the night before Christmas, in the long room of the academy in Templeton, by the Rev.
In order to stem their shortage which has elicited the clamour by traders and regular users for the bank's intervention, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched a drive to invest lower currency denominations into the financial system.
Masses are often attended by public figures, diplomats, and executive, religious and security officials to extend greetings -- File Photo CAIRO -- 24 December 2017: As December 25 marks Western Christmas, some Christian denominations in Egypt are preparing to celebrate and hold masses in their respective churches.
With the introduction of these contracts, PMEX now offers 13 international commodities in 20 denominations.
Synopsis: Protestants who identify with "mainline" denominations are distinctly more liberal on moral issues than are Baptists, Pentecostals and those identifying with nondenominational Protestant groups.
The optimal system of denominations of currency (coins and notes), the RBI had said, is one that would minimise the number of denominations and concurrently increase the probability of proffering exact change.
Preparations are underway for the launch later this year of the two remaining denominations of the Series C New Israeli Shekel (NIS) currency--the 20 and 100 banknotes.
KARACHI -- Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Friday moved a motion in the Senate for a ban on currency notes with 1000 and 5000 denominations.
The State Bank of Pakistan in a press release issued here on Friday informed that the decision has been taken to phase out all remaining old design banknotes of Rs 10, Rs 50, Rs 100 and Rs 1,000 denominations.
The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) is to circulate notes of AED 1000, AED 20 and AED 10 denominations reprinted with tactile marks for the blind and sight impaired people.
Abu Dhabi - Central Bank of the UAE announced that it would put in circulation, on Wednesday, two currency notes of Dh500 and Dh5 denominations, reprinted with tactile marks for the blind and sight impaired on the front of the notes.
Global Banking News-March 16, 2015--Bank of Ghana not issuing new denominations