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prioress

Saltos de línea: pri¦or|ess
Pronunciación: /prʌɪəˈrɛs
 
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Definición de prioress en inglés:

sustantivo

1A woman who is head of a house of certain orders of nuns.
Example sentences
  • Benedictine authority and obedience are achieved through dialogue between a community member and her prioress in a spirit of co-responsibility.
  • She's the prioress of the community now, so such matters are her responsibility.
  • She was prioress of the first reformed Carmelite convent in France, and spread the teachings of the founder of the French School, Pierre de Berulle, through the movement.
1.1The woman who is next in rank below an abbess.
Example sentences
  • For example, at Loudon, France, a prioress, Sister Jeanne des Anges, was part of a contagious outbreak of writhing, convulsing nuns.

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