Definition of conciliar in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈsɪlɪə/


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 'counsellor', from Latin concilium (see council).

Words that rhyme with conciliar

bougainvillea, Brasília, cilia, familiar, haemophilia (US hemophilia), Hillier, juvenilia, memorabilia, paedophilia (US pedophilia), sedilia

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