Definition of laicity in English:

laicity

Line breaks: lai|city
Pronunciation: /leɪˈɪsɪti
 
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noun

[mass noun] formal
The status or influence of the laity.
More example sentences
  • With gusto, they embraced the Republican ideal of laicite (laicity) which eschews group difference in the name of a common French political culture and simultaneously frowns upon the entry of religion into the French public square.
  • The question that France is posing to the world is this: Can one progress toward true respect of these universal values without relying on some sort of ‘laicity’?

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