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ecclesiastical in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishecclesiasticalec‧cle‧si‧as‧ti‧cal /ɪˌkliːziˈæstɪkəl/ (also ecclesiastic /-ˈæstɪk/) adjective 🔊 🔊 RRCrelating to the Christian church or its priests 🔊 ecclesiastical history
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ecclesiasticalIn the nineteenth century architects had largely been concerned with special buildings produced for civic, commercial, ecclesiastical and landowner clients.These were all implicit attacks upon higher ecclesiastical authority.Appeal to ecclesiastical censure as a way of explaining the misfortunes of scientific theories is a card that can be overplayed.Prerogative Office, ecclesiastical court in which wills were proved and probate granted.Aelfwald was certainly involved with Northumbrian ecclesiastical developments.The second excommunicated all clergy who did homage to laymen for ecclesiastical possessions, as well as those who associated with them afterwards.He failed because he could not carry his sergeants with him and because of the jealousy of ecclesiastical Santiago against mercantile Corunna.He was helped by ecclesiastical wealth and power.