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churchwoman

noun [C] uk   /ˈtʃɜːtʃˌwʊm.ən/ us    /ˈtʃɝːtʃ-/ ( plural -women   /-wɪmɪn/   )
a woman who is actively involved in the Church or who is a priest or official in the Church
Translations of “churchwoman”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女神職人員, 女牧師, 女教士…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女神职人员, 女牧师, 女教士…
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