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holy ordersnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the ​ceremony by which someone ​becomes a ​priest in some ​parts of the ​Christian Church: Will you be takingholyorders?
(Definition of holy orders from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “holy orders”
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧师授职仪式,圣职受任仪式…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧師授職儀式,聖職受任儀式…
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