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venerableadjective

us   /ˈven·ər·ə·bəl/
respected, esp. because of long experience or age: The venerable American jeweler, Tiffany & Company, appointed a new president.
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venerableadjective

uk   /ˈven.ər.ə.bəl/ us   /ˈven.ər.ə.bəl/

Venerableadjective

uk   /ˈven.ər.ə.bəl/ us   /ˈven.ər.ə.bəl/
the Venerable
used as a title for an archdeacon in the Church of England
used as a title for a person who is considered holy by the Roman Catholic Church but who has not yet been made a saint
used as a title for a monk in Buddhism
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