Definitions for paracleteˈpær əˌklit
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An advocate, especially the Holy Spirit.
Origin: From paraclit, from paraclet, from paracletus, from παράκλητος, from παρά + καλέω
an advocate; one called to aid or support; hence, the Consoler, Comforter, or Intercessor; -- a term applied to the Holy Spirit
Paraclete means advocate or helper. In Christianity, the term Holy Spirit most commonly refers to the paraclete.
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