Meaning of “archdeacon” in the English Dictionary

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"archdeacon" in British English

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archdeaconnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɑːtʃˈdiː.kən/ us /ˌɑːrtʃˈdiː.kən/

in the Anglican Church, a priest next in rank below a bishop

(Definition of “archdeacon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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