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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -priestcraft-, *priestcraft*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
priestcraft[N] การบวชเป็นพระ, Syn. priesthood, monasticism

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
priestcraft    (n) (p r ii1 s t k r aa f t)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
偽善売教[ぎぜんばいきょう, gizenbaikyou] (n) priestcraft (Book of Mormon) [Add to Longdo]

Chinese-English: CC-CEDICT Dictionary
祭司权术[jì sī quán shù, ㄐㄧˋ ㄙ ㄑㄩㄢˊ ㄕㄨˋ, / ] priestcraft [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Priestcraft \Priest"craft`\, n.
     Priestly policy; the policy of a priesthood; esp., in an ill
     sense, fraud or imposition in religious concerns; management
     by priests to gain wealth and power by working upon the
     religious motives or credulity of others.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           It is better that men should be governed by priestcraft
           than by violence.                        --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  priestcraft
      n 1: a derogatory reference to priests who use their influence
           to control secular or political affairs
      2: the skills involved in the work of a priest

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