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prelate

prel·ate

prelate

pronunciation:
pre liht
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part of speech: noun
definition: a church official of high rank, such as a bishop.
The prelate was pleased with his visit to the parish church.
derivations: prelatic (adj.), prelateship (n.)
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The word prelate contains the following part:
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic