laic

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Definition of laic in Turkish Turkish dictionary

LAİC
(Osmanlı Dönemi) (E) (C.: Levaic) Kalbini aşk ateşi saran kimse
English - English
A layperson, as opposed to a member of the clergy
Lay, relating to laypersons, as opposed to clerical

And in conclusion it reflects to the disrepute of our ministers ... they should still be frequented with such an unprincipled, unedified and laic rabble, as that the whiff of every new pamphlet should stagger them out of their catechism and Christian walking.

{s} secular, not of the church; pertaining to the laity
{a} belonging to the laity or layman
concerning those not members of the clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical position"; "the lay ministry"; "the choir sings both sacred and secular music"
{i} layperson, person who is not a clergyman
A layman
Of or pertaining to a layman or the laity
laically
As a layman; after the manner of a layman; as, to treat a matter laically
laically
in a secular manner
laic

    Hyphenation

    la·ic

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ 'lA-&-k&l ] (adjective.) circa 1587. From Latin laĭcus (“common people”), from Ancient Greek λαός.

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