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noun as in clergyperson


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When students protested Erdogan’s choice of a political loyalist as rector at a major university, he attacked them as terrorists, and many were arrested.

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The protests had started almost a month before, when Erdogan assigned a new rector to Istanbul’s prestigious Bogazici University by presidential decree.

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Monsignor Walter Rossi, the church rector, said regulations imposed because of the pandemic made it possible to allow less than 5 percent of the 14,000 people who would typically attend Masses.

Rector was attending a Sunday night game between the Yankees and Red Sox when he dozed off.

In fact, the suit tries to somehow find MLB liable for a still picture of Rector posted on a website called NotSportcenter.

Collins-Rector is not currently named as a defendant in the suit.

It emerged Thursday night that Egan had apparently sued Collins-Rector and Shackley in 2000, but had not named Singer in the suit.

Critics of the Heritage study raise four principal objections to the work of Robert Rector and Jason Richwine.

He was rector of the university of Ilfeldt 40 years, and published several learned works.

They had the power to select a rector as well as to carry on regular parish duties.

Toiling across Lord Hartledon's path was the labourer to whom the Rector had been speaking.

The Rector laid his hand on the slender fingers, hot with fever, whiter than they ought to be, betraying life's inward care.

Returning to his boarding place, the rector read his father's letter a second time, and then answered it.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rector, such as: clergyman, cleric, headmaster, pastor, priest, and minister.

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