Commendam



[kuh-men-dam] /kəˈmɛn dæm/

noun, Ecclesiastical.
1.
the tenure of a benefice to be held until the appointment of a regular incumbent, the benefice being said to be held in commendam.
2.
a benefice so held.
/kəˈmɛndæm/
noun
1.
the temporary holding of an ecclesiastical benefice
2.
a benefice so held

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