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Definition 1: the office and dignity of a bishop - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for episcopate in the sense of this definition

(episcopate is a kind of ...) a job in an organization

"he occupied a post in the treasury"

Definition 2: the collective body of bishops - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for episcopate in the sense of this definition

(episcopate is a kind of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

Definition 3: the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for episcopate in the sense of this definition

(episcopate is a kind of ...) in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

(... is a kind of episcopate ) the diocese of an archbishop

(... is a kind of episcopate ) a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church

(episcopate is a part of ...) the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located

(episcopate is a part of ...) the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

Definition 4: the term of office of a bishop - [noun denoting time]

(episcopate is a kind of ...) the term during which some position is held

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