HyperDic: clerical

English > 3 senses of the word clerical:
ADJECTIVEpertclericalof or relating to clerks
pertclericalof or relating to the clergy
allclericalappropriate for or engaged in office work
clerical > pronunciation
Soundskleh'rahkahl; kleh'rihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > clerical: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to clerks.
Example"clerical work"
Spanishclerical, de oficina, eclesiástico
Catalanclerical, eclesiàstic
Nounsclerkan employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
English > clerical: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the clergy.
Example"clerical collar"
Spanishclerical, eclesiástico
Catalanclerical, eclesiàstic
Nounsclergyin Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)
English > clerical: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningAppropriate for or engaged in office work.
Examples
  • "clerical skills"
  • "a clerical job"
  • "the clerical staff"
Broaderwhite-collarOf or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers
Spanishadministrativo, clerical
Catalanadministratiu, clerical
Nounsclerkan employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)

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