Meaning of “cleric” in the English Dictionary

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"cleric" in British English

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clericnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkler.ɪk/ us /ˈkler.ɪk/

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

"cleric" in American English

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clericnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkler·ɪk/

a religious leader; a member of the clergy:

The committee was composed of Jewish, Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim clerics.

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