eclesiástico

eclesiástico(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (Christian minister)
a. clergyman
Los eclesiásticos oficiaron una misa en recuerdo de las víctimas del ataque.The clergymen celebrated Mass in memory of the victims of the attack.
b. ecclesiastic
Un eclesiástico donó todo lo que tenía a los pobres.One ecclesiastic donated everything he had to the poor.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (related to the Church)
a. ecclesiastical
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
Las mujeres aún no forman parte del mundo eclesiástico.Women are still not part of the ecclesiastical world.
b. church
Los cuadros de la basílica retrataban a importantes autoridades eclesiásticas.The paintings in the basilica portraited important church authorities.
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eclesiástico
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. ecclesiastical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. clergyman
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eclesiástico
adjective
(gen) ecclesiastic; ecclesiastical; [+autoridades] church;
clergyman; ecclesiastic
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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