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priesthood

División en sílabas: priest·hood
Pronunciación: /ˈprēstˌho͝od
 
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Definición de priesthood en inglés:

sustantivo

(often the priesthood)
1The office or position of a priest.
Example sentences
  • He is the first prison inmate to become a candidate for ordination to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church.
  • The position of the church is that ordination to the priesthood makes one a priest forever.
  • In the absence of church or priesthood, the execution of the project was left to the uncertainties of lay enthusiasts.
1.1Priests in general.
Example sentences
  • How could they have such an argument with someone who does not believe in religion or in priesthood?
  • When the call to religious life and priesthood made itself known to me, I moved directly to a Roman Catholic seminary.
  • These three were the most junior of the priesthood, and generally got the duff jobs.

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