HyperDic: ecclesiastic

English > 2 senses of the word ecclesiastic:
ADJECTIVEpertecclesiastic, ecclesiasticalof or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)
NOUNperson ecclesiastic, cleric, churchman, divinea clergyman or other person in religious orders
ecclesiastic > pronunciation
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English > ecclesiastic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church).
Example"ecclesiastic history"
Nounschurchone of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
Adverbsecclesiasticallyin an ecclesiastic manner
English > ecclesiastic: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA clergyman or other person in religious orders.
Synonymscleric, churchman, divine
InstancesBruno, Saint Bruno, St. Bruno(Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
a Kempis, Thomas a KempisGerman ecclesiastic (1380-1471)
NarrowerordainerA cleric who ordains
pardonerA medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences
pluralistA cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time / time
Broaderclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanishclérigo, eclesiástico
Catalanclergue, eclesiàstic

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