Definition of clergywoman in English:

clergywoman

Syllabification: cler·gy·wom·an
Pronunciation: /ˈklərjēˌwo͝omən
 
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noun (plural clergywomen)

A female priest or minister of a Christian church.
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  • For example, one Episcopal clergywoman commented that ‘Clergy men tend to work for a hierarchical system from the top down.’
  • Far more women clergy are single (divorced, widowed or never married) than their male counterparts, and many single clergywomen are also supporting children and/or aging parents.
  • Ice finds in her interviews with clergywomen that most clergywomen say they want to intentionally increase awareness and knowledge of institutional injustice as part of their ministry.

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