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Holiness

noun uk   /ˈhəʊ.li.nəs/ us    /ˈhoʊ-/
His/Your Holiness a title used when talking to or about an important religious leader: Yes, Your Holiness. His Holiness Pope Francis
Translations of “Holiness”
in Korean 신성함…
in Arabic قُداسة…
in Portuguese santidade…
in Catalan santedat…
in Japanese 神聖さ…
in Italian santità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神聖, 聖潔, 虔誠…
in Russian святость…
in Turkish mübareklik, kutsallık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 神圣, 圣洁, 虔诚…
in Polish świętość…
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