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primaat

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: pri‧maat

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

NounEdit

primaat m (plural primaten, diminutive primaatje n)

  1. (zoology) primate, such as humans, other apes and monkeys
  2. (religion) primate, high-ranking clergyman
Primaten van rivaliserende kerken beschouwen een ketterse collega soms enkel als primaat in de biologische zin
Primates of rivaling churches sometimes consider a heretical colleague as primate merely in the biological sense

NounEdit

primaat n (uncountable)

  1. primacy, being first
Het primaat van de Paus verheft hem absoluut boven alle andere Katholieke primaten
The Pope's primacy elevates him absolutely above all other Catholic primates

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