Definition of non-clerical in English:


Line breaks: non-cleric¦al
Pronunciation: /nɒnˈklɛrɪk(ə)l


  • 1Not doing or involving routine clerical work in an office.
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    • Its second round of voluntary retirement scheme, completed last month, attracted applications from 514 employees among banking assistants and the non-clerical staff.
  • 2Not relating to or belonging to the clergy.
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    • He weakened the grip of the Roman Catholic Church on education, extended higher education, created lycées for girls, and made French elementary education non-clerical, free, and compulsory.
    • In 1951, however, the house passed into non-clerical hands and became the family home of David and Rosemary Verey.

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