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  1. venerable

    • IPA[ˈvɛn(ə)rəb(ə)l]

    英式

    • adj.
      accorded a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character;(in the Anglican Church) a title given to an archdeacon.
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    形容詞

    • 1. accorded a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character a venerable statesman
    • (in the Anglican Church) a title given to an archdeacon.
    • (in the Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a deceased person who has attained a certain degree of sanctity but has not been fully beatified or canonized.
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    • IPA[ˈven(ə)rəb(ə)l]

    美式

    • adj.
      accorded a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character: a venerable statesman

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