English-Spanish translation of laity

Translation of the word laity from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

laity in Spanish

general? laicos
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Definitions of laity
1. laity - in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy
  clergy in Christianity, clergymen collectively (as distinguished from the laity)
  layman, layperson, secular someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
  hoi polloi, masses, the great unwashed, multitude, people, mass the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
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In religious organizations, the laity comprises all persons who are not in the clergy. A person who is a member of a religious order who is not ordained legitimate clergy is considered as a member of the laity, even though they are members of a religious order. In the past in Christian cultures, the term lay priest was sometimes used to refer to a secular priest, a diocesan priest who is not a member of a religious order.

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