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Definition of anticlerical adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

anticlerical

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌæntiˈklɛrɪkl//
 
, NAmE//ˌæntaɪ‑//
 
 
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opposed to priests and their influence in political life anticlerical movements in the seventeenth century the anticlerical policies of the previous government
anticlericalism
 
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NAmE//‑ˈklɛrɪklˌɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable]
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