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mɒnˈsi nyər, ˌmɒn siˈnyɔr; ˌmɔn siˈnyɔr imon·signor

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  1. Monsignornoun

    (Roman Catholic Church) an ecclesiastical title of honor bestowed on some priests


  1. Monsignornoun

    An ecclesiastic title bestowed on some Roman Catholic clerics by the Pope


  1. monsignor

    Monsignor is an honorary title given by the Pope to certain members of the Catholic Church, such as clergy members or bishops, as a mark of distinction. This title does not confer any additional authority or responsibility, but it is a sign of respect and recognition for their service to the church.


  1. Monsignor

    Monsignor, pl. monsignori, is the form of address for those members of the clergy of the Catholic Church holding certain ecclesiastical honorific titles. Monsignor is the apocopic form of the Italian monsignore, from the French mon seigneur, meaning "my lord". It is abbreviated Mgr, Msgr, or Mons. As a form of address, "Monsignor" is not itself an appointment. The three honorary awards most often associated with the style "monsignor" are Protonotary Apostolic, Honorary Prelate, and Chaplain of His Holiness. These are granted by the Pope, usually at the request of the local bishop. The style is also associated with the office of vicar general.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monsignor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monsignor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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