adverb see ecclesiastical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ecclesiastically — Ec*cle si*as tic*al*ly, adv. In an ecclesiastical manner; according ecclesiastical rules. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ecclesiastically — ecclesiastical ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the Christian Church or its clergy. DERIVATIVES ecclesiastically adverb. ORIGIN Greek ekkl siastikos, from ekkl siast s member of an assembly …   English terms dictionary

  • ecclesiastically — adverb in an ecclesiastic manner the candidate was ecclesiastically endorsed • Derived from adjective: ↑ecclesiastic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ecclesiastically — See ecclesiastical. * * * …   Universalium

  • ecclesiastically — adverb in an ecclesiastic manner …   Wiktionary

  • ecclesiastically — adv. with reference to the church …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ecclesiastically — ec·cle·si·as·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • ecclesiastical — ecclesiastically, adv. /i klee zee as ti keuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular. [1375 1425; late ME; see ECCLESIASTES, ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …   Universalium

  • Abdication — • Ecclesiastically considered, is the resignation of a benefice or clerical dignity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abdication     Abdication      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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