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English definition of “Monsignor”

Monsignor

noun     /ˌmɒnˈsiː.njər/ US  /ˌmɑːnˈsiː.njɚ/ (written abbreviation Msgr)
a title used with the name of a Roman Catholic priest of high rank: Monsignor Healey [as form of address] This way please, Monsignor.Religious titles
(Definition of Monsignor noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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