Definition of non-ecclesiastical in English:

non-ecclesiastical

Line breaks: non-ecclesi¦as¦tic¦al

adjective

  • Not relating to the Christian Church or its clergy: non-ecclesiastical activities in the parish the oldest non-ecclesiastical building in Cornwall
    More example sentences
    • In the 6th century tithes were imposed by ecclesiastical law, and by the 8th century they would be enforced by non-ecclesiastical law.
    • It applies in all nonecclesiastical universities, whereas the canonical mission applies only in ecclesiastical faculties.
    • Teenagers loved his youthful sincerity and adults his non-ecclesiastical demeanor.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
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