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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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pastorpas‧tor /ˈpɑːstə $ ˈpæstər/ noun [countable]  RRCa Christian priest in some Protestant churches the pastor of Carr’s Lane Congregational church Pastor Martin Niemoller
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pastorIt is a tradition at the University that the chaplains, as pastors and friends, enter fully into student life.By 1992, nearly ten percent of the roughly 19,300 parishes in the United States were without resident pastors.In the former, the pastor or bishop or pope dictated terms, and the faithful responded or were punished.Next the pastor came to the microphone and made announcements in an off-handed, jocular, manner.Of the pastor, his wife and the baby there had been nothing left but a memory.The pastor held the pages close to his face and read.There was no final confrontation with pastor or parishioners, simply a quiet parting.
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