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synod

syn·od

synod

 
pronunciation:
sI nd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an assembly of the officers of a given church or denomination for the discussion of church affairs; ecclesiastical council.
definition 2: a group of churches following the doctrines established or decisions made by a particular assembly.
derivation: synodal (adj.)
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The word synod contains the following part:
syn- Greek prefix that means with, together with
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The prefix "syn- " occurs in Greek loanwords and attaches to Greek roots. It has several forms, as the final "n" sound in "syn- " assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See its assimilated forms sym-, syl-, and sys-.
synonyms:
com-