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pulpit

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpʊlpɪt/
the raised structure in a church where the priest stands when he or she speaks to everyoneParts of religious buildings
Translations of “pulpit”
in Korean 설교단, 연단…
in Arabic مِنبَر الوَعظ…
in French chair…
in Turkish (kilise) kürsü…
in Italian pulpito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 講道壇…
in Russian кафедра (в церкви)…
in Polish ambona…
in Spanish púlpito…
in Portuguese púlpito…
in German die Kanzel…
in Catalan púlpit…
in Japanese (教会の)説教壇, 演壇…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布道坛…
(Definition of pulpit from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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