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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The office or term of a deacon.

Usage examples (23)
  • The word diaconate means service; helpful service.
  • Such, then, was the origin of the diaconate, which is found to be the most ancient ecclesiastical function, the most ancient of sacred orders.
  • Timotheos Prologizes: Ordinations to the diaconate skip to main
  • I have decided to withdraw from the process of ordination to the diaconate. for more
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