Archbishop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɑːrtʃˈbɪʃəp|  American pronunciation of the word archbishop
Brit.  |ɑːtʃˈbɪʃəp|  British pronunciation of the word archbishop

noun

- a bishop of highest rank

Examples

...the archbishop treated both the gentles and the commoners with respect and kindness...

...a rogue archbishop who was excommunicated on grounds of contumacy...

...the archbishop was opposed to the marriage, and the king needed the support of the spirituality if his rule was to be considered legitimate...

He was consecrated archbishop.

The archbishop was aware of the motives by which the papal decisions were governed.

The conduct of the Archbishop appears to have been arbitrary and harsh.

Archbishop Turstin ascended the cathedra of York in 1114.

the election of Makarios III to archbishop gave him the status of the ethnarch of Cyprus

Word forms

noun
singular: archbishop
plural: archbishops
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