[kon-kleyv, kong-] /ˈkɒn kleɪv, ˈkɒŋ-/ noun 1. a private or secret meeting. 2. an assembly or gathering, especially one that has special authority, power, or influence: a conclave of political leaders. 3. the assembly or meeting of the cardinals for the election of a pope. 4. the body of cardinals; the College of Cardinals. 5. […]
[kon-kley-vist, kong-] /ˈkɒn kleɪ vɪst, ˈkɒŋ-/ noun 1. either of two persons who attend upon a cardinal at a conclave, one usually being an ecclesiastical secretary and the other a personal servant.
conclination con·cli·na·tion (kŏn’klə-nā’shən) n. See intorsion.
[kuh n-klood] /kənˈklud/ verb (used with object), concluded, concluding. 1. to bring to an end; finish; terminate: to conclude a speech with a quotation from the Bible. 2. to say in conclusion: At the end of the speech he concluded that we had been a fine audience. 3. to bring to a decision or settlement; […]