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deaconessnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdiː.kəˈnes/  us   /ˈdiː.kən.əs/
in some Churches, a woman who ​performsparticularduties but who is not a ​deacon
(Definition of deaconess from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deaconess”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某些基督教团体的)女性工作人员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某些基督教團體的)女性工作人員…
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