Definition of Primateship

1. Noun. The office of primate.

Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Primate



Definition of Primateship

1. n. The office, dignity, or position of a primate; primacy.

Definition of Primateship

1. Noun. The office, dignity, or position of a primate (church officer). ¹

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Definition of Primateship

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primateship

primary solid solution
primary source
primary structure
primary syphilis
primary teeth
primary tooth
primary transcript
primary valence
primary winding
primas
primase
primatal
primatals
primate
primates
primateship (current term)
primateships
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primatical
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primatologies
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primavera
primaveras
prime

Literary usage of Primateship

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1. An analytical and comparative view of all religions now extant among mankind by Josiah Conder (1838)
"This obduracy in maintaining as a privilege of the primateship, a visionary power which has no other prop than immeasurable ambition, ought to open the eyes ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"2. The office, position, or dignity of an archbishop. primateship.—The office or dignity of a primate or archbishop. ..."

3. The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century by Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1911)
"And thus we find such inconsistencies as that a heathen Emperor (Aurelian, in the year 272) forces upon Christianity the primateship of the Roman bishop, ..."

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