HyperDic: prelacy

English > 2 senses of the word prelacy:
NOUNgroupprelacy, prelatureprelates collectively
actprelacy, prelaturethe office or station of a prelate
English > prelacy: 2 senses > noun 1, group
Meaningprelates collectively.
Synonymprelature
BroaderclergyIn Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)
Spanishprelacía, prelatura
Catalanprelacia, prelatura
English > prelacy: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe office or station of a prelate.
Synonymprelature
Broaderposition, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationA job in an organization
Spanishprelatura
Catalanprelacia, prelatura

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