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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.
Priscilla Eleje, said the central bank was sad that lower denomination naira notes were in short supply, assuring that the bank would tackle the issue headlong.
An Evangelical denomination holds the mass in All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek.
The report titled "Are Rs 2,000 high denomination notes being held back?
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Post is issuing a commemorative postage stamp of ten rupees denomination and souvenir sheet of fifty rupees denomination on Pakistan's ICC Champion Trophy victory in England.
Responding to the ever increasing demand of market participants, Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited (PMEX), the country's only multi-commodity futures exchange, has listed contracts of higher denomination of actively traded commodities.
Protestants regardless of denomination are often combined into a single group for survey analysis purposes.
5 ratio between adjacent denominations of currency, which means that the denomination should be twice or two and half times of its preceding denomination," the central bank had said.
As is the case for both the NIS 50 (which was the first note to feature KV) and the 200 banknotes (see HN, February 2016), both the NIS 20 and 100 foil stripe feature holographic images of the note denomination '20' and '100' and the Israeli state symbol--a menorah (seven-branched candlestick) that appears on tilting.
The stamps with the title 'Salute to Army' had a denomination of 7 paisa, the second one with the title 'Salute to Navy with denomination of 15 paisa and third one 'Salute to our Air Force' with denomination of 50 paisa.
The tactile feature on the AED 1000 denomination consists of a pair of four horizontal lines, separated by a recognizable distance, around the middle of the right and left short sides of the note.
The tactile feature on the Dh500 denomination consists of a pair of three horizontal lines, separated by a recognisable distance, around the middle of the right and left short sides of the note.