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primate

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpraɪ.meɪt/ /-mət/ specialized

primate noun [C] (ANIMAL)

biology a member of the most developed and intelligent group of mammals, including humans, monkeys, and apes

primate noun [C] (PRIEST)

religion a priest with the highest position in his country: He was made the Roman Catholic Primate of All Ireland last year.
Translations of “primate”
in Vietnamese tổng giám mục…
in Spanish primado…
in Thai หัวหน้าของบิชอพ…
in Malaysian ketua biskop…
in French primat…
in German der Primas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 靈長類動物…
in Indonesian uskup agung…
in Russian примат…
in Turkish insanları ve maymunları içeren hayvanlar grubu üyesi, ilk yaratıklar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 灵长目动物…
in Polish (ssak) naczelny…
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