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Benedict XVI

Syllabification: Ben·e·dict XVI
Pronunciation: /ˈbeniˌdikt THə siksˈtēnTH
  • (1927-), German cleric, pope 2005–13; born Joseph Alois Ratzinger. He was the first pope to resign since Gregory XII in 1415.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

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