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secular
'sɛkjələr
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows.
  2. Not concerned with or devoted to religion.
  3. Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.
  4. Characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world.
  5. Secular.
(名) As a noun
  1. Someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person.
Hyphenationsec•u•lar
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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牧师mùshīchaplain; churchman; clergyman; parson; pastor; priest; rector
俗人súréncommon people; laity (i.e. not priests)
世俗shìsúprofane; secular; worldly
现世xiànshìthis life; to lose face; to be disgraced
不朽的bùxiǔ deimmortal
不朽bùxiǔimmortal; immortality
长期chángqī, chángqí (Tw)long term; long time; long range (of a forecast)
非宗教fēi zōngjiàosecular (society); non-religious (party)
反教派fǎn jiàopàisecular
入世rùshìto join the WTO; to enter the world; secular
custom; convention; popular; common; coarse; vulgar; secular
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