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  • as indiocese
  • as inrectory

synonyms for benefice

  • district
  • bishopric
  • episcopate
  • jurisdiction
  • prelacy
  • see
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How to use benefice in a sentence

Heinsberg had promised a certain benefice to Louis de Bourbon, the Duke's nephew, but gave it to another claimant.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
In one instance Parker deprived a vicar of his benefice for a denial of the verbal inspiration of the Bible.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
Having infringed this politic law, he was put in prison, defamed, and driven from his benefice.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Advowson, ad-vow′zun, n. the right of patronage or presentation to a church benefice.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
For six years Jimenes held out, and at length in 1480 Carillo restored him to his benefice.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Or that giving a present of money to secure an ecclesiastical benefice is to purchase it?
THE WORLDS GREATEST BOOKS, VOLUME XIII.VARIOUS
The Oxford Clerk has no benefice because he has no interest.
LONDONWALTER BESANT
Then he would also provide him with a good benefice, on account of his sainted father's faithful services.
THE LIFE OF PHILIP MELANCHTHONKARL FRIEDRICH LEDDERHOSE
When ordered abroad they could nominate a son, if capable, to hold the benefice and carry on the duty.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Would his lordship exercise his all powerful influence in the matter of that benefice or that promotion?
THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BENEFICE

  • benefice
  • bishopric
  • district
  • episcopate
  • jurisdiction
  • prelacy
  • see
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.