English - Vietnamese Dictionary
priest /pri:st/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- làm (ai) trở thành thầy tu (ai) trở thành thầy tế
+a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
+a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
Advanced English Dictionary
priestess, clergyman or clergywoman, ecclesiastic, cleric, churchman or churchwoman, reverend, vicar, divine, man or woman of the cloth, man or woman of God, curate, confessor, minister (of the Gospel), servant of God, father, mother, holy man or woman, preacher, missionary, evangelist, abbé, abbot or abbess, Colloq padre:
The high priest muttered some incantations over the body of the sacrificial victim.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 a person who is qualified to perform religious duties and ceremonies in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox Churches: a parish priest + the ordination of women priests
Compare: CHAPLAIN, CLERGYMAN, MINISTER, VICAR
2 (feminine priestess ) a person who performs religious ceremonies in some religions that are not Christian
1 in Christianity
local, parish, village | celibate | married | woman | Anglican, (Roman) Catholic, Jesuit, etc.
VERB + PRIEST
become, be ordained (as)
PRIEST + VERB
celebrate sth, officiate (at sth)
the priest who was celebrating Mass
2 in some other religions
a ceremony led by the High Priest (figurative) He was considered the high priest of finance at that time.
| temple | Brahmin, Buddhist, etc.
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