Clericalism



[kler-i-kuh-liz-uh m] /ˈklɛr ɪ kəˌlɪz əm/

noun
1.
principles.
2.
power or influence in government, politics, etc. (distinguished from ).
3.
support of such power or influence.
/ˈklɛrɪkəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
a policy of upholding the power of the clergy
2.
the power of the clergy esp when excessively strong

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