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faith-based

Syllabification: faith-based

Definition of faith-based in English:

adjective

Affiliated with or based on religion or a religious group: a faith-based plan that bilked investors out of millions
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  • Parachurch faith-based poverty programs may well create social ties, and religion may be a base for these ties.
  • Houses of worship and private faith-based organizations have their own independence and identity.
  • Congregations and faith-based organizations do provide bonding social capital.

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