Prelate – meaning of the word and example

An ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank. (Merriam – Webster)

An official of high rank in the Christian religion, such as a bishop or an abbot. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A bishop or other high ecclesiastical dignitary. (Oxford Dictionaries)

prelate is a member of the clergy holding a high rank, for example a bishop. (Collins Dictionary)


Prelate – Wikipedia.


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