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noun 
  1. A missionary, or leader of a mission, especially one in the early Christian Church (but see Apostle)
  2. A pioneer or early advocate of a particular cause
  3. (1811) (Cambridge) Men who are plucked, refused their degree.
  4. A method of certifying international documents. See apostil
Translations: 
  • Dutch: apostel
  • French: apí´tre (1), apostille (4)
  • German: Apostel
  • Italian: apostolo (1,2)
  • Spanish: apostol
Etymology: from Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (apostolos), "one sent forth".


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