deanery

(redirected from NHS deanery)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

dean·er·y

 (dē′nə-rē)
n. pl. dean·er·ies
The office, jurisdiction, or official residence of an ecclesiastical dean.

deanery

(ˈdiːnərɪ)
n, pl -eries
1. (Education) the office or residence of dean
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the office or residence of dean
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the group of parishes presided over by a rural dean

dean•er•y

(ˈdi nə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
the office, jurisdiction, or residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deanery - the official residence of a deandeanery - the official residence of a dean  
residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
2.deanery - the position or office of a dean
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

deanery

n
Dekanat nt
(Eccl: = house) → Dekanei f

deanery

[ˈdiːnərɪ] n (Rel) → decanato