Predicant

  • 1 prédicant — [ predikɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1523; lat. prædicans, de prædicare « prêcher » 1 ♦ Vx Celui qui fait des sermons. ♢ Mod. Ministre du culte protestant dont la fonction essentielle est la prédication. 2 ♦ Adj. Littér. Moralisateur. « l âge l a rendu un peu… …

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  • 2 predicant — PREDICÁNT s. v. orator, retor. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  predicánt adj. m., pl. predicánţi; f. sg. predicántă, pl. perdicánte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa …

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  • 3 Predicant — Pred i*cant, a. [L. praedicans, antis, p. pr. of praedicare. See {Predicate}.] Predicating; affirming; declaring; proclaiming; hence; preaching. The Roman predicant orders. N. Brit. Rev. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 predicant — Predicant. s. m. Qui se mesle de prescher. Il se dit des Ministres de la Religion Pretenduë Reformée. C est un chetif predicant …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Predicant — Pred i*cant, n. One who predicates, affirms, or proclaims; specifically, a preaching friar; a Dominican. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 predicant — [pred′i kənt] adj. [L praedicans, prp. of praedicare: see PREACH] preaching n. a preacher; esp., formerly, a Dominican friar …

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  • 7 prédicant — (pré di kan) s. m. Terme de dénigrement. Ministre protestant. •   Georges Vischard, un des prédicants de la Réforme, BOSSUET Déf. Variat. 1er disc. § 40. •   Vous savez qu un prédicant de village, qui a voulu excommunier M. Rousseau, a été… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 predicant — UK [ˈpredɪkənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms predicant : singular predicant plural predicants 1) a priest in the Dutch Protestant Church in South Africa 2) a member of a religious group, especially the Dominicans, who go from place to place… …

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  • 9 predicant — Blackfriar Blackfriar, Black friar Black fri ar (Eccl.) A friar of the Dominican order, so named becaise wearing wearing the black mantle of the Dominicans; called also {predicant} and {preaching friar}; in France, {Jacobin}. Also, sometimes, a… …

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  • 10 PRÉDICANT — n. m. On appelle ainsi un Ministre de la religion protestante, dont la fonction est de prêcher. Tous les prédicants furent bannis. Adjectivement, Un ton, un style prédicant, se dit d’un Ton, d’un style qui a de la solennité, de la raideur …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 11 predicant — /pred i keuhnt/, adj. 1. preaching: a predicant religious order. n. 2. a preacher. [1580 90; < L praedicant (s. of praedicans), prp. of praedicare to PREACH; see ANT] * * * …

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  • 12 predicant — /ˈprɛdɪkənt/ (say predikuhnt) adjective 1. preaching. –noun 2. Obsolete a preacher, especially a member of a predicant order. {Latin praedicānt , stem of present participle of praedicāre to preach} …

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  • 13 predicant — adj. & n. adj. hist. (of a religious order, esp. the Dominicans) engaged in preaching. n. 1 hist. a predicant person, esp. a Dominican friar. 2 S.Afr. = PREDIKANT. Etymology: L praedicans part. of praedicare (as PREDICATE) …

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  • 14 PRÉDICANT — s. m. On appelle ainsi Un ministre de la religion protestante, dont la fonction est de prêcher. Tous les prédicants furent bannis. Il ne s emploie guère que par dénigrement …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 predicant — 1. adjective a) That predicates b) That preaches 2. noun a) Someone who predicates b) Someone who preaches, especially a Dominican friar …

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  • 16 predicant — pre|di|cant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 17 predicant — pred|i|cant [ predıkənt ] noun count 1. ) a priest in the Dutch Protestant church in South Africa 2. ) a member of a religious group, especially the Dominicans, who go from place to place PREACHING …

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  • 18 predicant — predɪkÉ™nt n. preacher, sermonizer, one who lectures on religious or moral issues …

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  • 19 predicant — [ prɛdɪk(ə)nt] archaic adjective (especially of the religious order of the Dominicans) characterized by preaching. noun a preacher, especially a Dominican friar. Origin C16: from L. praedicant declaring , from praedicare, in eccles. L. meaning… …

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  • 20 predicant — n. Dominican, Jacobin, Blackfriar, preaching friar, frère prêcheur …

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