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conciliar Syllabification: con·cil·i·ar
Pronunciation: /kənˈsilēər/

Definition of conciliar in English:


Of, relating to, or proceeding from a council, especially an ecclesiastical one: conciliar decrees
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  • Bonds with Rome had been strengthened, as the Holy See summoned the meetings, suggested agenda, and approved conciliar decrees.
  • One implication of the conciliar decree deserves to be noted especially.
  • The church, a conciliar, sacred communion, accepts and sanctifies the icon.


Late 17th century: from medieval Latin consiliarius 'counselor', from Latin concilium (see council).

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