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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.
First, the perplexing mystery of the place was, Who belonged to the eighteen denominations? Because, whoever did, the labouring people did not.
If no other consideration had convinced me of the value of the Christian life, the Christlike work which the Church of all denominations in America has done during the last thirty-five years for the elevation of the black man would have made me a Christian.
Tenders are invited for Postage stamps (postage stamp d in the denomination of uah 7.00, Postage stamp v, Denomination of uah 8.00, Postage stamp l, Denomination of 10.00 uah, Postage stamp m, Denomination 12.00 uah, Postage stamp f, Denomination 15.00 uah, Postage stamp x at face value 20,00 uah.)
In his letter of the same date he asks what branch of Christianity I am as he is C of E, there is no such thing as a Christian branch, it is a denomination but, what ever the denomination they all have Christian values.
LAHORE -- Following the State Bank of Pakistan's (SBP) announcement to withdraw Rs40,000 denomination National Prize Bonds on Monday, a large number of prize bondholders on Wednesday visited the field offices of the SBP Banking Services Corporation in a panic to get their prize bonds encashed.
SHORTAGE OF STAMPS: The non-availability of judicial revenue stamps of small denominations of Rs30, Rs50 and Rs100 has put extra financial burden on people as they have to purchase the stamp of the next denomination of Rs300.
All currency notes of Rs.20 and above contain braille features on its front side that help to determine the denomination of a currency notes.
SBP, for the information of the general public and specifically visually impaired persons, reiterates that Pakistani currency notes have specific features to help the visually impaired persons to identify the genuineness of currency notes and to distinguish between different denominations. All currency notes of Rs.20 and above contain braille features on its front side that help to determine the denomination of a currency notes.
As for denominations structure, the most counterfeited KM banknotes were in denomination of KM 100 (214 pieces or 40%), KM 20 (149 pieces or 27.85%), and KM 50 (138 pieces or 25.79%).
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has issued the fifth denomination in its new banknote series (the ninth series) --the 1,000 Swiss franc (CHF).
hartoum, September 29 (SUNA) - The Central Bank of Sudan (CBOS) has started printing a new denomination of currency.