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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lay, nonreligious.

Usage examples (10)
  • Adjective : a clerical job. ,a clerical assistant; a clerical staff. ,clerical garb. ,a clerical party
  • The clerical population has risen from around 25,000 to more than 45,000, and the nonclerical population has more than tripled, to about 700,000.
  • This “logic” makes no sense UNLESS one grasps that this is the Muslim ummah speaking – ie, one individual speaking out for all nonclerical Faithful.
  • Like him, these ideologues were nonclerical veterans of the 1980s Iran-Iraq War and were often far more politically and theologically uncompromising than many clerics. for more
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