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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To be in conclave (0.01141 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To be in conclave Conclave \Con"clave\ (? or ?; 277), n. [F., fr. L. conclave a room that may locked up; con- + clavis key. See Clavicle.] 1. The set of apartments within which the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are continuously secluded while engaged in choosing a pope. [1913 Webster] 2. The body of cardinals shut up in the conclave for the election of a pope; hence, the body of cardinals. [1913 Webster] It was said a cardinal, by reason of his apparent likelihood to step into St. Peter's chair, that in two conclaves he went in pope and came out again cardinal. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. A private meeting; a close or secret assembly. [1913 Webster] The verdicts pronounced by this conclave (Johnson's Club) on new books, were speedily known over all London. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] To be in conclave, to be engaged in a secret meeting; -- said of several, or a considerable number of, persons. [1913 Webster]

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