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[ek-see-at] /ˈɛk siˌæt/

permission granted by a bishop to a priest to leave the diocese.
British. official permission for a student to be absent from a college or university.
noun (Brit)
leave of absence from school or some other institution
a bishop’s permission for a priest to leave his diocese in order to take up an appointment elsewhere


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