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ordinand

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishordinandor‧di‧nand /ˈɔːdənænd $ ˈɔːrdn-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 a person who is preparing to become a priest
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ordinandRamsey lost neither his sense of humour nor his power of mimicry when he became an ordinand.Where there are ordinands or members of staff with professional musical skills, they are used for teaching.The overall picture, however, is of a lack of systematic training in church music for ordinands.Milner-White recommended ordinands to go to Cuddesdon, his own old college; and so he advised Ramsey.Its effectiveness is revealed only after the ordinand has been ordained.Its purpose was to survey the quantity and quality of training in church music currently being given to ordinands in Britain.
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