Postulant



[pos-chuh-luh nt] /ˈpɒs tʃə lənt/

noun
1.
a candidate, especially for admission into a religious order.
2.
a person who asks or applies for something.
/ˈpɒstjʊlənt/
noun
1.
a person who makes a request or application, esp a candidate for admission to a religious order
n.

1759, from French postulant “applicant, candidate,” literally “one who asks,” from Latin postulantem (nominative postulans), present participle of postulare “to ask, demand” (see postulate (v.)).

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