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arch·bish·op

 (ärch-bĭsh′əp)
n.
A bishop of the highest rank, heading an archdiocese or province.

[Middle English archebishop, from Old English arcebisceop, from Late Latin archiepiscopus, from Late Greek arkhiepiskopos : Greek arkhi-, archi- + Greek episkopos, bishop; see bishop.]

archbishop

(ˈɑːtʃˈbɪʃəp)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a bishop of the highest rank. Abbreviation: abp, Abp, Arch or Archbp

arch•bish•op

(ˈɑrtʃˈbɪʃ əp)

n.
a bishop of the highest rank who presides over an archbishopric or archdiocese.
[before 900; Old English arcebisceop (arce- arch-1 + bisceop bishop)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archbishop - a bishop of highest rankarchbishop - a bishop of highest rank    
bishop - a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
metropolitan - in the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch; equivalent to archbishop in western Christianity
Translations
رَئِيس أَساقِفَةرَئيس أساقِفَه
arcibiskup
ærkebiskop
arkkipiispa
nadbiskup
érsek
erkibiskup
大主教
대주교
archepiscopus
arkivyskupas
arhibīskaps
arcibiskup
nadškof
ärkebiskop
หัวหน้าของบิชอพ
baş piskoposbaşpiskopos
tổng giám mục

archbishop

[ˈɑːtʃˈbɪʃəp] Narzobispo m
the Archbishop of Canterburyel Arzobispo de Canterbury
ARCHBISHOP
En la Iglesia anglicana (Church of England) existen dos arzobispos: Archbishop of York y Archbishop of Canterbury, siendo éste el jefe espiritual de la Iglesia. Ambos arzobispos, que ocupan un escaño en la Cámara de los Lores, son nombrados por el monarca con el asesoramiento del Primer Ministro y los representantes de la Iglesia anglicana. El Arzobispo de Canterbury es quien corona al nuevo monarca británico en la ceremonia de la coronación (Coronation Ceremony) y oficia en las bodas reales. Los dos arzobispos ejercen autoridad administrativa sobre el clero en sus respectivos arzobispados (provinces).

archbishop

[ˌɑːrtʃˈbɪʃəp] narchevêque m

archbishop

[ˈɑːtʃˈbɪʃəp] narcivescovo

archbishop

(aːtʃˈbiʃəp) noun
a chief bishop.

archbishop

رَئِيس أَساقِفَة arcibiskup ærkebiskop Erzbischof αρχιεπίσκοπος arzobispo arkkipiispa archevêque nadbiskup arcivescovo 大主教 대주교 aartsbisschop erkebiskop arcybiskup arcebispo архиепископ ärkebiskop หัวหน้าของบิชอพ başpiskopos tổng giám mục 大主教
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