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priesthood

Pronunciation: /ˈpriːsthʊd/

Translation of priesthood in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (office) sacerdocio (masculine) to enter the priesthood hacerse* sacerdote, ser* ordenado sacerdote
    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.
    1.2 (clergy) clero (masculine)
    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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