apostolate

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noun apos·to·late \ ə-ˈpäs-tə-ˌlāt , -lət \

Definition of apostolate

1 :the office or mission of an apostle
2 :an association of persons dedicated to the propagation of a religion or a doctrine

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Origin and Etymology of apostolate

Late Latin apostolatus, from apostolus


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