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papalism

[pey-puh-liz-uh m] /ˈpeɪ pəˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
the papal system.
Origin of papalism
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; papal + -ism
Related forms
papalist, adjective, noun
papalistic, adjective
antipapalist, noun, adjective
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