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English definition of “cardinal”


noun [C] (PRIEST)    /ˈkɑː.dɪ.nəl/ US  /ˈkɑːr-/
a priest of very high rank in the Roman Catholic Church: Cardinals elect and advise the Pope.Religious leaders and officials
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