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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A clergy man or other person in religious orders.

Usage examples (34)
  • Thomas chose a religious vocation and enrolled in the seminary to become an ecclesiastic.
  • ecclesiastic history
  • The titled ecclesiastic and the ambitious statesman should have their warning on this point.
  • The ecclesiastic was to be a wise and prudent person, and to be informed how little confidence Montigny inspired in the article of faith. for more
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