Definition of archdiocesan in English:

archdiocesan

adjective

  • See archdiocese

    • ‘Among the Catholic institutions surveyed (including congregations of religious women and men, healthcare systems, and archdioceses and dioceses), the archdiocesan and diocesan responses were the weakest.’
    • ‘Next to an official archdiocesan fundraising brochure, I found, early on a weekday morning, a small, homemade stack of leaflets in Spanish with a prayer to Saint Jude, ‘patron of work’’
    • ‘And in a recent column in the Catholic New World, the archdiocesan newspaper, he called for a renewed civility in debates in the church and in the wider culture.’
    • ‘The archdiocesan plan for the city of Utrecht is to fuse all the current parishes into a single, multiple-location parish served by a pastoral team by 2010.’
    • ‘In 1980 there were 44,000 students attending 30 archdiocesan high schools.’

Pronunciation

archdiocesan

/ɑːtʃdʌɪˈɒsɪs(ə)n/