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DIVINE OFFICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Divine Office mean? 

DIVINE OFFICE (noun)
  The noun DIVINE OFFICE has 1 sense:

1. canonical prayers recited daily by priests (e.g. the breviary of the Roman Catholic Church)

  Familiarity information: DIVINE OFFICE used as a noun is very rare.


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DIVINE OFFICE (noun)


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Meaning:

Canonical prayers recited daily by priests (e.g. the breviary of the Roman Catholic Church)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("Divine Office" is a kind of...):

office (a religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities)

Domain category:

church; church service (a service conducted in a house of worship)

Church of Rome; Roman Catholic; Roman Catholic Church; Roman Church; Western Church (the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy)


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