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the priesthood

noun [S] uk   us   /ˈpriːst.hʊd/
the position of being a priest: He left the priesthood to get married.
Translations of “the priesthood”
in Korean 승직…
in Arabic كَهنوت…
in Portuguese sacerdócio…
in Catalan el sacerdoci…
in Japanese 司祭職, 聖職…
in Italian il sacerdozio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧師的職位(或身份)…
in Russian священство…
in Turkish papazlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧师的职位(或身份)…
in Polish kapłaństwo…
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