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Noun: prelature  'pre-lu,chu(r) or 'pre-lu,tyû(-u)r
  1. Prelates collectively
    - prelacy
     
  2. The office or station of a prelate
    - prelacy

Derived forms: prelatures

Type of: berth, billet, clergy, cloth, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

Encyclopedia: Prelature