cleric Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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clericnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkler.ɪk/
a ​religiousleader: a ​Buddhist/​Catholic/​Muslim cleric
(Definition of cleric from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clericnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkler·ɪk/
a ​religiousleader; 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)
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