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She was tipped to be the first female bishop. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Moscow has refused to confirm him as bishop of the diocese. Times, Sunday Times (2006)White should have some advantage here as he has the bishop pair in an open position. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sometimes it is the local bishop who acts as an agent of secular power. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was tipped to become one of the first female bishops had the change gone through. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Roman popes built a careful hierarchy through their control over local bishops. Stearns, Peter N. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)White has the bishop pair and a strong centre. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It may be only a coincidence that the chairman of the panel was a local bishop. Times, Sunday Times (2012)White a little better as he has more space and the bishop pair. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The price he has to pay is the surrender of the pair of bishops. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Black has the bishop pair but in a relatively closed position this is not of great relevance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Black already has the preferable position since he has acquired the bishop pair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With only major pieces on the board plus opposite bishops one might expect that this position would be equal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In an episcopal church, the bishops should be the leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It could include the principal bishops of the Church. Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)Inside the splendidly appointed church, the bishops took their places in long rows to take part in the ceremony. Christianity Today (2000)The first woman bishops could then be in post by the end of 2015 if a suitable see became vacant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Well this week a bunch of Church of England bishops decided they too had had enough. The Sun (2015)

Synonyms of 'bishop'

prelate, metropolitan, diocesan, suffragen

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Translations for 'bishop'

British English: bishop /ˈbɪʃəp/ NOUN
A bishop is a clergyman of high rank.
  • American English: bishop
  • Arabic: أُسْقُف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bispo
  • Chinese: 主教
  • Croatian: biskup
  • Czech: biskup
  • Danish: biskop
  • Dutch: bisschop
  • European Spanish: obispo
  • Finnish: piispa
  • French: évêque
  • German: Bischof
  • Greek: επίσκοπος
  • Italian: vescovo
  • Japanese: 主教
  • Korean: 주교
  • Norwegian: biskop
  • Polish: biskup
  • European Portuguese: bispo
  • Romanian: episcop
  • Russian: епископ
  • Spanish: obispo
  • Swedish: biskop
  • Thai: ตำแหน่งบาทหลวงที่ปกครองบาทหลวงอื่นๆ
  • Turkish: piskopos
  • Ukrainian: єпископ
  • Vietnamese: giám mục

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