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An example use of cult in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… the cult of the founder and the ability …”
meanings of cult
A group, sect or movement following an unorthodox religious or philosophical system of beliefs, especially one in which members remove and exclude themselves from greater society, including family members not part of the cult, and show extreme devotion to a charismatic leader.
The veneration and religious rites given to a deity, esp. in a historical polytheistic context.
A group of people having an obsession with or intense admiration for a particular activity, idea, person or thing.
Devotion to a saint.
A religion that evolved out of another religion but has become a different religion through developing a radically different theology.
Alternative form of kvlt.
Of or relating to a cult.
Enjoyed by a small, loyal group.
cult frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word cult occurs in english on average 10.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.