Episcopalian

[ɪ,pɪskə'peljən]
  • adj. 主教制度的;主教派的
  • n. 主教派的人;美国圣公会教徒
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Episcopalian
1738 (n.), 1768 (adj.), from episcopal + -ian. Related: Episcopalianism (by 1821).
The awkward derivative episcopalianism, seems to be used for episcopacy, a good English word, which was quite sufficient for the purposes of our honest forefathers, who were strangers to this ridiculous innovation. The word complained of is also reprehensible on the ground of its sectarian termination. ["On the Terms Episcopalian and Episcopalianism," "The Gospel Advocate," October 1821]
1. Wilbur : I'm an Episcopalian born and bred , though not awfully doctrinaire.
我是在圣公会教徒家庭中长大的, 虽说也不是很教条主义的那种.

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2. At one point recently he sounded confused as a Baptist or an Episcopalian.
最近一次被问及宗教问题,麦凯恩似乎一度对自己应该属于浸礼会教徒还是圣公会教徒分辨不清.

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