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clerical

cler·i·cal

clerical

 
pronunciation:
kle rih kl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or related to clerks and office work.
a clerical task
synonyms:
secretarial
definition 2: of or related to the clergy.
synonyms:
cleric, ecclesiastical
similar words:
churchly, hieratic, ministerial, pastoral, priestly, rabbinical, sacerdotal, spiritual
definition 3: supporting clericalism.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of the clergy.
synonyms:
cleric, ecclesiastic
similar words:
chaplain, churchman, clergyman, confessor, curate, father, man of God, minister, parson, pastor, preacher, priest, priestess, rabbi, rebbe, rector, reverend, vicar
definition 2: a supporter of clericalism.
synonyms:
clericalist
derivation: clerically (adv.)