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laity

laymen, as distinguished from clergymen
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Be surprised at how much the lay person can narrow the gap between priest and people.
Among the lay persons category [13 lay persons have considered photograph A as ideal, 12 have considered photograph B as ideal, other 12 have considered photograph C as ideal, photograph D is considered as ideal by 8 lay persons and E by remaining 5 persons].
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of treatment on oral health related-quality of life and to estimate facial appearance change after the construction of removable dentures by patients, lay persons and dentists.
However, when a judicial campaign committee member solicits a donation from anyone, lay person or lawyer, there is small possibility of de facto intimidation because the judicial candidate is one step removed and would only know the names of donors and the amounts donated.
Every morning Buddhist monks chant the Dhassadama Sutta, which says in verses 1 and 3: "I am now living a different life from that of a lay person.
A fellow at TERI, and team member of the feature service project, S S Jeevan, said : "While the media can be selective in reporting on environmental matters, papers and research conducted by experts in academic institutions can be difficult for lay persons to understand.
The seven-member board is comprised of three members from the funeral industry, three from cemetery and one lay person.
To the lay person the man in the photo may look like he's suffering ill effects from taking the drugs in front of him.
A lay person, Dovre became the spiritual leader on campus.
Featuring a significant amount of complex math, the work attempts to illustrate more difficult concepts with examples from a library environment and on the whole provides a somewhat accessible introduction to operational research for the advanced lay person.
The three clergy and one lay person take up positions in the cathedral's College of Canons in February.
The British Heart Foundation said: "Modern defibrillators are becoming increasingly quick and easy for the lay person to use, which can mean the difference between life and death".