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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prel·ate /ˈprɛlət ||ˈpriˌlet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prel·ate n.  A clergyman of a superior order, as an archbishop or a bishop, having authority over the lower clergy; a dignitary of the church.
 Note:This word and the words derived from it are often used invidiously, in English ecclesiastical history, by dissenters, respecting the Established Church system.
 Hear him but reason in divinity, . . .
 You would desire the king were made a prelate.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prel·ate v. i. To act as a prelate. [Obs.]
    Right prelating is busy laboring, and not lording.   --Latimer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a senior clergyman and dignitary [syn: archpriest, hierarch,
           high priest, primate]