Definition of 'pastoral'
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I see it as an aspect of the ministry of healing, and the pastoral after-care is as important as the rite itself. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS (2001)Your pastoral duties will be assumed by Father Shumate, who will be sent in from Reno. THE SERPENT'S MARK (2001)But in his own career, not even his most way-out fantasies could devise any comparable pastoral idyll. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
The property was fenced in and Mr. Phipps was not given to wandering, so I imagine Aunt Lavinia enjoyed her pastoral ramble without concern. THE SEASON OF LILLIAN DAWES (2001)
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Translations for 'pastoral'
British English: pastoral ADJECTIVE
The pastoral duties of a priest or other religious leader involve looking after the people he or she has responsibility for, especially by helping them with their personal problems.
...the pastoral care of the sick.
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