CET6+ TEM4 考 研 TOEFL
- clergy (n.)
- c. 1200, clergie "office or dignity of a clergyman," from two Old French words: 1. clergié "clerics, learned men," from Medieval Latin clericatus, from Late Latin clericus (see clerk (n.)); 2. clergie "learning, knowledge, erudition," from clerc, also from Late Latin clericus. Meaning "persons ordained for religious work" is from c. 1300.
- 1. Some of the clergy refused to acknowledge the new king'slegitimacy.
- 2. Clergy and laity alike are divided in their views.
- 3. The military has accused the clergy of mixing religion and politics.
- 4. These proposals met opposition from the clergy.
- 5. All the local clergy were asked to attend the ceremony.
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