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archbishop

noun [C] uk   /ˌɑːtʃˈbɪʃ.əp/  us   /ˌɑːrtʃ-/
a bishop of the highest rank who is in charge of churches and other bishops in a particular large area: The Archbishop of Canterbury holds the highest position in the Church of England.
Translations of “archbishop”
in Arabic أُسقُف…
in Korean 대주교…
in Malaysian ketua biskop…
in French archevêque…
in Turkish başpiskopos…
in Italian arcivescovo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大主教…
in Russian архиепископ…
in Polish arcybiskup…
in Vietnamese tổng giám mục…
in Spanish arzobispo…
in Portuguese arcebispo…
in Thai พระราชาคณะ…
in German der Erzbischof…
in Catalan arquebisbe…
in Japanese (カトリック)大司教, (プロテスタント)大主教, 大監督…
in Indonesian uskup agung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大主教…
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