how to pronounce priesthood


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priesthood is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of priesthood in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… scriptural code and no priesthood there …”

meanings of priesthood


  1. Authority to act in the name of God.
  2. The role or office of a priest.
  3. Priests as a group; the clergy.

priesthood frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word priesthood occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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