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pastoral

adjective
     
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pas‧tor‧al
1SE relating to the duties of a priest, minister etc towards the members of their religious group:
his pastoral work among the congregation
2 literary typical of the simple peaceful life in the country:
a charming pastoral scene
3SE relating to the duties of a teacher in advising students about their personal needs rather than their schoolwork:
pastoral care at the school

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