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bishop

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɪʃ.əp/ us  

bishop noun [C] (PRIEST)

a priest of high rank who is in charge of the priests of lower rank in a particular area: the Bishop of Durham Bishop Desmond Tutu
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bishop noun [C] (CHESS)

a piece that moves from corner to corner along squares of the same colour
Translations of “bishop”
in Korean 주교…
in Arabic أُسْقُف, مُطْران…
in French évêque, fou…
in Turkish piskopos…
in Italian vescovo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主教, (國際象棋中的)象…
in Russian епископ…
in Polish biskup…
in Spanish obispo, alfil…
in Portuguese bispo, -a…
in German der Bischof, der Läufer…
in Catalan bisbe…
in Japanese (キリスト教の)主教, 司教…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主教, (国际象棋中的)象…
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