Definition of postulant in English:
A candidate, especially one seeking admission into a religious order.
- The discussion concerns postulants and candidates for holy orders, more particularly those who aspire to ordained ministry as vocational or permanent deacons.
- In order to be accepted as a postulant in a religious community, I must be free of all financial obligations.
- On entering the order, postulants spend much of the first year in Killarney, with periods in the Franciscans' base in Osterley in England.
Definition of postulant in:
- US English dictionary
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