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episcopaladjective

uk   us   /ɪˈpɪs.kə.pəl/ formal
of or ​relating to a bishop or a Church that is ​directed by bishops
(Definition of episcopal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Episcopaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪˈpɪs·kə·pəl/
of a ​Christianreligiousgroup that is one of the ​Protestantchurches: an Episcopal ​church/​minister
Episcopalian
noun [C]  us   /ɪˌpɪs·kəˈpeɪl·jən/
George is an Episcopalian.
Episcopalian
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ɪˌpɪs·kəˈpeɪl·jən/
(Definition of Episcopal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “episcopal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 主教的, 主教管辖的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主教的, 主教管轄的…
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