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anticlerical

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adjective an·ti·cler·i·cal \ˌan-tē-ˈkler-i-kəl, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of anticlerical

  1. :  opposed to clericalism or to the interference or influence of the clergy in secular affairs

anticlerical

noun

anticlericalism

play \-kə-ˌli-zəm\ noun


1759

First Known Use of anticlerical

1759


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