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the priesthoodnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈpriːst.hʊd/
the ​position of being a ​priest: He ​left the priesthood to get ​married.
(Definition of the priesthood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the priesthood”
in Arabic كَهنوت…
in Korean 승직…
in Portuguese sacerdócio…
in Catalan el sacerdoci…
in Japanese 司祭職, 聖職…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧师的职位(或身份)…
in Turkish papazlık…
in Russian священство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧師的職位(或身份)…
in Italian il sacerdozio…
in Polish kapłaństwo…
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