prefectship


Related to prefectship: Prefectorial

prefectship

(ˈpriːfɛktʃɪp)
n
the position of, or period served as, a prefect
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Pointing out that Dublin's Martin is a great friend of Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect for bishops who is presently tipped as papabile, Butler suggested, "If Benedict dies over the next few years and if Ouellet becomes pope, then the Dubs have their man in line for a cardinal prefectship in the Curia.
Denounced in front of the whole school and stripped of his prefectship, he became an instant hero.
Moreover, (7) in his memorial of gratitude to His Majesty for receiving the prefectship of Hu-chou he criticized the [government's] employment of officials, stirred up trouble, and agitated the people.