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1. Law having regular or ex officio jurisdiction
2. Maths (of a differential equation) containing two variables only and derivatives of one of the variables with respect to the other
3. Civil law a judge who exercises jurisdiction in his own right
4. an ecclesiastic, esp a bishop, holding an office to which certain jurisdictional powers are attached
5. RC Church
a. the parts of the Mass that do not vary from day to day
b. a prescribed form of divine service, esp the Mass
6. History a clergyman who visited condemned prisoners before their death

ordinary

A village tavern in an early American community.
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In April 1945 he, along with the other Greco-Catholic hierarchs and many clergy and faithful, was arrested by the NKVD on charges of treason.
The hierarch designate told me in so many words that there must be more Sanskrit palm-leaf MSS.
The effect of Hierarch x Male is only marginally significant on its own (p = 0.
Almost all the priests in the Eparchy gathered in Alba Iulia to picket the Bishopric, requesting the deposition of the hierarch, compromised because of his collaborationism with the communist power.
Written by Carl Gleba, "Hades, Pits of Hell" maps out Hades, its society and its demon hierarch, features new demons, sub-demons, netherbeasts, a demon high priest, other monsters, and a great deal more.
Chen argues that Chinese in San Francisco had "a less rigid gender hierarch y than China," because the theater audience in the United States preferred to watch "real women performing on the stage" rather than male performers impersonating women.
By depriving shareholders of an exclusive property right in the team's residual, it is said, a mediating hierarch model of governance can empower firms to make credible commitments to refrain from opportunistic behavior directed at members of the team, thus lowering the cost of obtaining team-specific investment from shareholders, creditors, employees, and communities.
In turn, a hierarch (from the Greek heirarches, a steward or keeper of sacred things; hieros, sacred, archos, a ruler, from archein, to rule, lead) is the leader.
With equal opportunities for submitting information to the board, stakeholders should be more willin g to invest authority in the mediating hierarch, and in turn the hierarch will be better able to make informed decisions.
With the Catholic hierarch shattered by the Kulturkampf, the church was not in a position to channel and control popular religiosity, which itself represented something of an embarrassment at a time when Liberal anti-clerical fanatics were gleefully encouraging an authoritarian state to attack ultramontane-inspired obscurantism which appeared to be gnawing away at Prussia's tenuous grip on its eastern and western Catholic borderlands.
104) explaining how the hierarch (=bishop/liturgical president) will lead the faithful via biblical and liturgical symbols to the higher condition transcending both knowing and unknowing.
Theodore Hesburgh, president of Notre Dame University and supple liberal hierarch in the temple of ideas.