With such a positive approach general synod would begin to look credible. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He predicted that the proposals would be strongly opposed in the general synod. Christianity Today (2000)Will this issue be dealt with at the next synod of bishops? Times, Sunday Times (2013)His choices appear to reward those who supported his reformist positions at the contentious synod on the family last year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Synod members are to be asked to vote for a move that would cut out approval from the 43 dioceses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Anyone who has been at a bad-tempered church council meeting or synod will know what it can be at its worst. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In 1985 a synod of bishops assessed the council's legacy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， synod 是3万个最常用词之一。
synod 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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