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sinecure

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noun si·ne·cure \ˈsī-ni-ˌkyu̇r, ˈsi-\

Simple Definition of sinecure

  • : a job or position in which someone is paid to do little or no work

Full Definition of sinecure

  1. 1 archaic :  an ecclesiastical benefice without cure of souls

  2. 2 :  an office or position that requires little or no work and that usually provides an income


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