high priest Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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high priestnoun [C]

uk   us   (also female high priestess)
a very ​importantpriest in a ​religious or ​spiritualorganization informal the most ​important or ​famousperson in a ​particulararea of ​interest: She is ​widelyregarded as the high ​priestess ofcontemporarydance.
(Definition of high priest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “high priest”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大祭司, 祭司长, 大人物,权威人物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大祭司, 祭司長, 大人物,權威人物…
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