Meaning of “prelate” in the English Dictionary

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"prelate" in British English

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prelatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprel.ət/ us /ˈprel.ət/

an official of high rank in the Christian religion, such as a bishop or an abbot

(Definition of “prelate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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