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bishopnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɪʃ.əp/  us   /ˈbɪʃ.əp/
  • bishop noun [C] (PRIEST)

a priest of high rank who is in charge of the priests of lower rank in a particular area: the Bishop of Durham Bishop Desmond Tutu

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bishopnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɪʃ·əp/
a priest of high rank who is in charge of the priests of lower rank in a particular area
In the game of chess, a bishop is a piece that can move only in a diagonal way along squares of the same color.
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