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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.
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archbishopric

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

(ˌɑrtʃˈbɪʃ əp rɪk)

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

[ɑːtʃˈbɪʃəprɪk] Narzobispado m
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The only precaution he had taken in coming to the archbishopric was to leave his arquebuse in the hands of a friend.
The coadjutor and his companion passed through all the streets lying between the archbishopric and the St.
Every thing about the church is marble, and all from the same quarry; it was bequeathed to the Archbishopric for this purpose centuries ago.