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archbishopnoun [C]

 us   /ˌɑrtʃˈbɪʃ·əp, ˈɑrtʃˌbɪʃ-/
a ​bishop (= an ​importantpriest) of the ​highestrank, in ​charge of the ​churches and other ​bishops in a ​largearea
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archbishopnoun [C]

uk   /ˌɑːtʃˈbɪʃ.əp/  us   /ˌɑːrtʃ-/
a bishop of the ​highestrank who is in ​charge of ​churches and other ​bishops in a ​particularlargearea: The Archbishop of Canterbury ​holds the ​highestposition in the Church of ​England.
(Definition of archbishop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “archbishop”
in Korean 대주교…
in Arabic أُسقُف…
in Malaysian ketua biskop…
in French archevêque…
in Russian архиепископ…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大主教…
in Italian arcivescovo…
in Turkish başpiskopos…
in Polish arcybiskup…
in Spanish arzobispo…
in Vietnamese tổng giám mục…
in Portuguese arcebispo…
in Thai พระราชาคณะ…
in German der Erzbischof…
in Catalan arquebisbe…
in Japanese (カトリック)大司教, (プロテスタント)大主教, 大監督…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大主教…
in Indonesian uskup agung…
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