apostolical

adjective
1. of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
Syn: ↑apostolic
Pertains to noun: ↑Apostle, ↑Apostle (for: ↑apostolic)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Apostle, ↑Apostle (for: ↑apostolic)
2. proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
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papal dispensation

Syn: ↑papal, ↑apostolic, ↑pontifical
Pertains to noun: ↑pope (for: ↑pontifical), ↑pope, ↑pope (for: ↑apostolic), ↑pope (for: ↑papal)
Derivationally related forms: ↑pontiff (for: ↑pontifical), ↑pope (for: ↑papal)

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  • apostolical — 1 (ant.) adj. Apostólico. 2 (ant.) m. Sacerdote o eclesiástico. * * * apostolical. adj. ant. apostólico (ǁ perteneciente a los apóstoles). || 2. ant. apostólico (ǁ perteneciente al Papa). || 3. m …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • apostolical — adj. 2 g. Apostólico …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • apostolical — 1. adj. 1. ant. apostólico (ǁ perteneciente a los apóstoles). 2. ant. apostólico (ǁ perteneciente al Papa). 3. m. desus. Sacerdote o eclesiástico …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Apostolical — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apostolical — adjective apostolic …   Wiktionary

  • apostolical — adj. of the Pope; pertaining to or characteristic of an apostle (Christian missionary or disciple) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apostolical — ap·os·tol·i·cal …   English syllables

  • apostolical notary — The official who dispatches the orders of the Pope • • • Main Entry: ↑notary …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apostolical brief — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostolical succession — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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