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prebend

1. the stipend assigned by a cathedral or collegiate church to a canon or member of the chapter
2. the land, tithe, or other source of such a stipend
3. a less common word for prebendary
4. Church of England the office, formerly with an endowment, of a prebendary
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43) The situation deteriorated during the Second Republic under Alhaji Shehu Shagari when the state did not only become prebendal, but also predatory.
This was particularly so under the Generals Babangida and Abacha regimes, where the system was not only prebendal, but also praetorian.
The prebendal system was based on the principle of heredity.
Its prebendal system was supervised by the central administration.
The Prebendal dates back to the 12th century, when it was used as a training centre for monks.
Prebendal House was fitted with a new kitchen and redecorated in time for the tea room opening and there is plenty of seating both inside and on the sunny courtyard outside.
In it, there is the following sentence: 'It is thanks to the Friends [of Llandaff Cathedral] that the Prebendal House is being rewired, making it a safe place to be - without this help it would have had to be closed'.
I had a visit from a council officer who said the floor in the kitchen in Prebendal House should be cleaned but that there was no reason to close the kitchen down.
The self-contained homes have been built alonside the Old Prebendal House on the edge of the village, an established residential and nursing home and a listed 17th century building with a long history.
In England, parents at Prebendal School in Chichester lobbied the headteacher to remove the wireless network and Stowe School in Buckinghamshire also removed part of its network after a teacher became ill.
The beneficiary in his prebendal perspective is predominantly the individual.
See, for example, Joseph's (1979), Gaullist Africa, Cameroon Under Ahmadou Ahidjo that highlights the state of Cameroon's neo-colonial dependency and also his (1991) Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria.