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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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vicarvic‧ar /ˈvɪkə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  RRCa priest in the Church of England who is in charge of a church in a particular area
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vicarMost of the congregation at Drayton would certainly welcome their Minister-in-Charge becoming a vicar.My informant is the Anglican vicar.Twenty years ago a poor vicar fell in love with a rich man's daughter.Too flourishing, indeed, for the vicar, who objected to the time his bell-ringers sat drinking ale.But just a few minutes the vicar arrived, and despite the Church's apology insisted the crosses would have to go.Weston is now the vicar of a parish two miles away, with three hundred pounds a year.
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