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"venerable" in British English

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venerableadjective

uk   us   /ˈven.ər.ə.bl̩/

Venerableadjective

uk   us   /ˈven.ər.ə.bl̩/
the Venerable used as a ​title for an ​archdeacon in the Church of ​England used as a ​title for a ​person who is ​consideredholy by the ​RomanCatholic Church but who has not ​yet been made a saint used as a ​title for a monk in ​Buddhism
(Definition of venerable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"venerable" in American English

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venerableadjective

 us   /ˈven·ər·ə·bəl/
respected, esp. because of ​longexperience or ​age: The venerable American ​jeweler, Tiffany & Company, ​appointed a new ​president.
(Definition of venerable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “venerable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 德高望重的, 令人尊敬的, 崇高神圣的…
in Turkish saygıdeğer, muhterem, aziz…
in Russian почтенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 德高望重的, 令人尊敬的, 崇高神聖的…
in Polish szacowny, czcigodny…
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