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deaconess

noun [C] uk   /ˌdiː.kəˈnes/  us   /ˈdiː.kən.əs/
in some Churches, a woman who performs particular duties but who is not a deacon
Translations of “deaconess”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某些基督教團體的)女性工作人員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某些基督教团体的)女性工作人员…
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