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archdeacon

arch·dea·con

archdeacon

 
pronunciation:
arch di kn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a church official ranking just below a bishop and responsible for the administration of a diocese.
definition 2: a title of honor given in the Roman Catholic Church to a member of a cathedral chapter.
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derivations: archdeaconate (n.), archdeaconship (n.)