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Venerable

adjective uk   /ˈven.ər.ə.bl̩/ us  
the Venerable used as a title for an archdeacon in the Church of England used as a title for a person who is considered holy by the Roman Catholic Church but who has not yet been made a saint used as a title for a monk in Buddhism
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