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arch·bish·op·ric

 (ärch-bĭsh′əp-rĭk)
n.
1. The rank, office, or term of an archbishop.
2. The area under an archbishop's jurisdiction; an archdiocese.

archbishopric

(ˈɑːtʃˈbɪʃəprɪk)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the rank, office, or jurisdiction of an archbishop
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the area governed by an archbishop

arch•bish•op•ric

(ˌɑrtʃˈbɪʃ əp rɪk)

n.
the see, diocese, or office of an archbishop.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archbishopric - the territorial jurisdiction of an archbishop
jurisdiction - in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
Translations

archbishopric

[ɑːtʃˈbɪʃəprɪk] Narzobispado m
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