Missionary

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A '''missionary''' is a propagator of the faith, often an evangelist or other representative of a religious community who works among those outside of that community. The English word "missionary" is derived from Latin, the equivalent of the Greek-derived word, "apostle". Although missionaries can be sent by any religion, the word is most often used to refer to Christian missionaries.
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A '''missionary''' is a propagator of the faith, often an [[evangelist]] or other representative of a religious community who works among those outside of that community. The English word "[[missionary]]" is derived from Latin, the equivalent of the Greek-derived word, "[[apostle]]". Although missionaries can be sent by any religion, the word is most often used to refer to Christian missionaries.
  
 
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A missionary is a propagator of the faith, often an evangelist or other representative of a religious community who works among those outside of that community. The English word "missionary" is derived from Latin, the equivalent of the Greek-derived word, "apostle". Although missionaries can be sent by any religion, the word is most often used to refer to Christian missionaries.

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