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clerical

Pronunciation: /ˈklerɪkəl/

Translation of clerical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [Religion/Religión] [robes/vows] clerical
    Example sentences
    • As many have observed, clerical and especially episcopal accountability is a complex matter.
    • This shift is most striking in the more clerical churches, the Anglican and Roman Catholic.
    • There is a huge difference between clerical reform of the church and lay renewal of the church.
  • 2 (of a clerk) [job/work] de oficina clerical assistant oficinista (masculine and feminine), empleado, (masculine, feminine) clerical staff personal (masculine) administrativo
    Example sentences
    • Under the reforms, support assistants took over 24 clerical and routine tasks from teachers when the new term began last week.
    • They also refuse to carry out clerical, administrative and porter duties.
    • The work tasks varied from foundry work and heavy engineering to precision engineering and clerical and administrative work.

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