What does cardinalate mean?

cardinalate meaning in General Dictionary

work rank or self-esteem of a cardinal

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  • work of cardinal
  • (Roman Catholic Church) the body of all cardinals associated with the chapel; elects and advises the pope
  • The office, ranking, or self-esteem of a cardinal.

Sentence Examples with the word cardinalate

After occupying the episcopal sees of Therouanne and Cambrai, he attained to the cardinalate at an early age.

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