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n. Ecclesiastical
A person who is a candidate for ordination.

[From Latin ōrdinandus, gerundive of ōrdināre, to set in place, appoint; see ordinate.]


(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a candidate for ordination


(ˈɔr dnˌænd)

a candidate for ordination.
[1835–45; < Late Latin ōrdinandus, ger. of ōrdināre to ordain]
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Noun1.ordinand - a person being ordained
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church


[ˈɔːdɪnænd] Nordenando m


nPriesteramtskandidat(in) m(f)
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