Meaning of “clergy” in the English Dictionary

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"clergy" in British English

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clergynoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈklɜː.dʒi/ us /ˈklɝː.dʒi/

religious leaders, especially Christian priests, ministers, etc.:

We were surprised when he announced he wanted to join the clergy.

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

"clergy" in American English

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clergyplural noun

us /ˈklɜr·dʒi/

(Definition of “clergy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)