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Noun: episcopate  i'pi-sku-put
  1. The term of office of a bishop
  2. The territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    - diocese, bishopric
  3. The collective body of bishops
    - episcopacy
  4. The office and dignity of a bishop
    - bishopry

Derived forms: episcopates

Type of: berth, billet, incumbency, jurisdiction, office, people, place, position, post, situation, spot, tenure, term of office

Encyclopedia: Episcopate