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anticlerical

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

Definition of ANTICLERICAL

:  opposed to clericalism or to the interference or influence of the clergy in secular affairs
anticlerical noun
an·ti·cler·i·cal·ism \-kə-ˌli-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of ANTICLERICAL

1759

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