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archiepiscopacy

ar·chi·e·pis·co·pa·cy
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ahr-kee-i-pis-kuh-puh-see]
    • /ˌɑr ki ɪˈpɪs kə pə si/
    • /ˈɑːkɪˌepɪskˌɒpəsi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahr-kee-i-pis-kuh-puh-see]
    • /ˌɑr ki ɪˈpɪs kə pə si/

Definitions of archiepiscopacy word

  • noun archiepiscopacy a form of church government in which power is vested in archbishops. 1
  • noun archiepiscopacy The form of episcopacy in which the chief power is in the hands of archbishops. 0
  • noun archiepiscopacy The position or dignity of an archbishop. 0

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Origin of archiepiscopacy

First appearance:

before 1635
One of the 43% oldest English words
1635-45; < Late Latin archiepiscop(us) archbishop + -acy

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Parts of speech for Archiepiscopacy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

archiepiscopacy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

archiepiscopacy usage trend in Literature

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