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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - High ecclesiastical officials taking precedence over every other dignitary of the Roman Catholic Church collectively.

Usage examples (34)
  • Certain offices lead to it, and are known as cardinalate offices.
  • He was raised to the cardinalate in 1426, and died in 1447.
  • Men of the lowest condition have been elevated to the cardinalate.
  • It was also in this period that Paul elevated him to the cardinalate. for more
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