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cler·i·cal

 (klĕr′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to clerks or office workers or their work.
2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy.
3. Advocating clericalism.
n.
1. A member of the clergy.
2. clericals Garments worn by the clergy.
3. An advocate of clericalism.

cler′i·cal·ly adv.

clerical

(ˈklɛrɪkəl)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) relating to or associated with the clergy: clerical dress.
2. of or relating to office clerks or their work: a clerical error.
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) supporting or advocating clericalism
ˈclerically adv

cler•i•cal

(ˈklɛr ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of, appropriate for, or assigned to an office clerk: a clerical job.
2. doing the work of a clerk: a clerical staff.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the clergy or a cleric.
4. advocating clericalism: a clerical party.
n.
5. a cleric.
6. clericals, Informal. clerical garments.
7. a clericalist.
[1585–95; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clerical - of or relating to clerks; "clerical work"
2.clerical - of or relating to the clergy; "clerical collar"
3.clerical - appropriate for or engaged in office work; "clerical skills"; "a clerical job"; "the clerical staff"
white-collar - of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers; "the coal miner's son aspired to a white-collar occupation as a bookkeeper"

clerical

adjective
1. administrative, office, bureaucratic, secretarial, book-keeping, stenographic The hospital blamed the mix-up on a clerical error.
2. ecclesiastical, priestly, pastoral, sacerdotal a clergyman who had failed to carry out his clerical duties

clerical

noun
A person ordained for service in a Christian church:
Informal: reverend.
Translations
كِتابيكَهْنوتي، إكليركي
kněžskýúřednický
gejstlig
geistlichhieratisch
prest -, prests-ritara-
garīdznieka-kancelejas-kancelejisks
kňazský
duhovniškipisarniškiuradniški
yazı ile ilgiliyazıcılar veya sekreterlerle ilgili

clerical

[ˈklerɪkəl] ADJ
1. (Comm) [job] → de oficina
clerical errorerror m de copia
clerical grades (Civil Service etc) → oficinistas mpl
clerical staffpersonal m de oficina
clerical worktrabajo m de oficina
clerical workeroficinista mf
2. (Rel) → clerical
clerical collaralzacuello(s) m

clerical

[ˈklɛrɪkəl] adj
[worker, staff] → de bureau; [work] → administratif/ive
a clerical error → une erreur d'écriture (dans les comptes)
(= priestly) [garb, dress] → de prêtre clerical collar
(= governed by clerics) [regime, state] → clérical(e)clerical collar ncol m d'ecclésiastique

clerical

adj
clerical work/jobSchreib- or Büroarbeit f; clerical workerSchreib- or Bürokraft f; clerical staffSchreibkräfte pl, → Büropersonal nt; clerical errorVersehen nt; (in figures, wording etc) → Schreibfehler m; clerical dutiesBüroarbeiten pl; clerical inaccuraciesVersehen nt, → Nachlässigkeit f; the clerical branch of the civil service˜ die mittlere Beamtenlaufbahn
(Eccl) → geistlich

clerical

[ˈklɛrɪkl] adj
a. (Comm) (job) → d'ufficio, da impiegato/a
clerical worker → impiegato/a
clerical error → svista
b. (Rel) → clericale

clerical1

(ˈklerikəl) adjective
of the clergy. He is wearing a clerical collar.

clerical2

(ˈklerikəl) adjective
of a clerk or of his work. a clerical error.
References in classic literature ?
Among the black and breaking groups in that distance was one especially black which did not break--a group of two figures clerically clad.
The authors should thank the anonymous reviewers for their constructive advice and comments to the paper, with which we can improve our work clerically and academically.
Yet the tyre burning, destruction and vandalism goes on, never admonished by those in the business of politically and clerically promoting a new island order - albeit from the caboose of the train to ruination.
There are also some key differences in the way the P-8 is flown and clerically employed.
Must "Catholic" always equal clerically approved and controlled?
Iran is in the midst of an internal struggle and a far-reaching shift within its own government--from what used to be a clerically dominated society with a constitution to dominance by the Revolutionary Guard and a militarized society.
The Islamic state of the Islamic C Mission Party would not be clerically run, but rather leaders such as physicians and attorneys could play a leading role.
Tavakoli-Targhi offers a pioneering analysis of the Iranian "otherization" of Babis and Baha'is, concomitant with a move in the 1320s/1940s toward a growing politically and clerically self-centered, self-aggrandizing Iranian consciousness.
17) A common motif of the clerically supported French Canadian nationalism of this period is the symbiosis of land, language and religion.
25) Perhaps for this very reason their conception of the crusade was an older one, in which a more traditional emphasis on pilgrimage had by no means been subsumed into the clerically sanctioned violence of holy war.
8) The latter is the establishment of a clerically dominated Islamic republic in yet another key player in Middle East politics, Iran, which threatened to "take away the seat of Islam from its traditional place in Arabia, making Persia the new Islamic center of gravity.
Using unelected institutions such as the Guardian Council to vet candidates prior to election and negotiate legislation passed by the reformist parliament, Khamenei enabled the final consolidation of conservative power evidenced in the [2005 elections] when only clerically approved candidates were permitted to run for political office .