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Definition of the Very Reverend from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Very Reverend

 
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a title used before the name of certain senior priests, especially a dean or provost of the Church of England, or a former Moderator of the Church of Scotland the Very Reverend William Wallis compare Right Reverend