GRE Word List

ECCLESIASTIC

ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman

The meaning of the word ecclesiastic is ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman.

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