English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pontifical

Pontifical :
pontificale
- pontificalepontifically
 

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Noun(1) the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop
Adjective(1) proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles(2) denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops(3) puffed up with vanity

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(1) Direct bribery was also common, and represented a massive outlay - in the late 60s, Caesar had accumulated debts of several thousand talents due to his aedileship, his praetorian campaign, and his pontifical campaign.(2) It is almost quaint that Isaacson, as he deconstructs the polemical and pontifical Time, is still thinking about people having debates and of journalism as the basis for social discourse.(3) It would be far better to have sharply contrasted views in succession, in alteration, than to have this copious stream of pontifical , anonymous mugwumpery with which we have been dosed for so long.(4) As with many pontifical statements, careful parsing of the message and interpretation of its meaning will be required before most hospitals change any of their rules for inpatient or hospital care.(5) Ives totally mistrusted the cosmopolitan musical circles with their classic-worshipping conductors, snobbish patrons, and pontifical music critics.(6) More important, having been taught at university to question everything, to take nothing ├ö├ç├┐on faith,├ö├ç├û they are quick to criticize pontifical pronouncements.(7) A few years ago I had a part in interesting the late Cardinal O'Connor and Cardinal Cassidy, then head of the pontifical council for Christian unity, in the Bruderhof's desire for a closer relationship with the Catholic Church.(8) In a less pontifical mood, he agreed that his writing was ├ö├ç├┐trivial.├ö├ç├û(9) He set up the pontifical commission Ecclesia Dei (Church of God) to cater for supporters of the Tridentine Mass.(10) The Pope puts on his pontifical clericals - white soutane and skull cap.(11) An era of incorporation fostered a pontifical tone in American arts criticism.(12) The Catholic Church and the pontifical council are at the epicenter of ecumenism for many reasons, not least because well over half the Christians in the world are Catholics.(13) Considerable debate ensued over the next few years, resulting in Ratzinger's declaration on December 18, 1979, that KÔö£ÔòØng's mission canonica (his official license to teach at pontifically recognized institutions) had been revoked.(14) Computer-driven analysis based on past events derives metrics (I love that New Age word) which the rating agencies can use to pronounce pontifically (that means infallibly) on creditworthiness.(15) The pontificals common to all are eight in number: buskins, sandals, gloves, dalmatic, tunicle, ring, pectoral cross, and mitre.(16) I remember somebody telling me once that as Adam was leaving the Garden of Eden he turned to Eve and remarked pontifically ├ö├ç├┐My dear, this is an age of transition.├ö├ç├û
Synonyms
Adjective
1. pompous ::
luisterryk
2. episcopal ::
biskoplike
Different Forms
pontifical, pontifically
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