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clerical

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adjective cler·i·cal \ˈkler-i-kəl, ˈkle-ri-\

Definition of clerical

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a clerk

clerically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of clerical in a sentence

  1. She spent the summer doing clerical work for a lawyer.

  2. a member of our clerical staff

  3. The mistake was due to a clerical error.

1592

First Known Use of clerical

1592


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clerical

noun cler·i·cal

Definition of clerical

  1. 1 :  a member of the clergy

  2. 2 :  clericalist

  3. 3 :  clerk

  4. 4 clericals plural :  clerical garments

Examples of clerical in a sentence

  1. some of the state's most prominent clericals have spoken out against the measure

1605

First Known Use of clerical

1605

Other Christian Religious Terms


CLERICAL Defined for English Language Learners

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clerical

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adjective cler·i·cal \ˈkler-i-kəl, ˈkle-ri-\

Definition of clerical for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a clerk or office worker

  • : of or relating to members of the clergy


CLERICAL Defined for Kids

clerical

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adjective cler·i·cal \ˈkler-i-kəl\

Definition of clerical for Students

  1. 1 :  relating to the clergy The minister wore his clerical collar.

  2. 2 :  relating to a clerk or office worker the clerical staff



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