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clerical

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy
  • clerical duties such as providing spiritual counseling and leading Bible study classes

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clerical

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of clerical (Entry 2 of 2)

a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church
  • some of the state's most prominent clericals have spoken out against the measure

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The first known use of clerical was in 1592

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“Clerical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clerical. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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