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n. pl. tem·po·ral·i·ties
1. The condition of being temporal or bounded in time.
2. temporalities Temporal possessions, especially of the Church or clergy.
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n, pl -ties
1. the state or quality of being temporal
2. something temporal
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (often plural) a secular possession or revenue belonging to a Church, a group within the Church, or the clergy
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(ˌtɛm pəˈræl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. temporary character or nature.
2. something temporal.
3. Usu., temporalities. temporal possession, revenue, or the like, as of the church or clergy.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.temporality - the worldly possessions of a church
church property, spirituality, spiritualty - property or income owned by a church
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