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clerk

noun

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  1. 1 an official whose job is to keep records you'll need to get a copy of your birth certificate from the office of the town clerk Synonyms register, registrar, scribe, secretary Related Words archivist, bookkeeper, recorder, reporter, transcriptionist; annalist, chronicler, documenter, historian

  2. 2 a person employed to sell goods or services especially in a store the clerk suggested a different brand Synonyms salesperson, salesclerk, salesmanRelated Words salespeople; salesgirl, saleslady, saleswoman, shopgirl; pitchman, pitchwoman; floorwalker

  3. 3 a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church the clerks in the rural parishes were for the most part sons of merchants Synonyms cleric, clerical, clergyperson, deacon, divine, dominie, ecclesiastic, minister, preacher, priest, reverendRelated Words churchman, clergyman, father, Holy Joe [slang], padre; clergywoman, deaconess, priestess; abbot, archbishop, archpriest, bishop, dean, diocesan, monsignor, pope, prelate, presbyter; abbé, curate, curé, parson, pastor, rector, shepherd, vicar; chaplain, confessor, sky pilot; evangelist, missionary, missioner, missionizer, revivalist; friar, mendicant, monastic, monk, oblate, religious; high priest, high priestessNear Antonyms lay reader, lectorAntonyms layman, layperson, secular


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