Laity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈleɪəti|  American pronunciation of the word laity
Brit.  |ˈleɪɪti|  British pronunciation of the word laity

noun

- in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy (syn: temporalty)

Examples

The laity has played an important role in the history of the church.

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