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high priest

noun [C] uk   us   (also female high priestess)
a very important priest in a religious or spiritual organization informal the most important or famous person in a particular area of interest: She is widely regarded as the high priestess of contemporary dance.
Translations of “high priest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大祭司, 祭司長, 大人物,權威人物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大祭司, 祭司长, 大人物,权威人物…
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