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postconciliar

[ pohst-kuhn-sil-ee-er ]
/ ˌpoʊst kənˈsɪl i ər /
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adjective

occurring or continuing after the Vatican ecumenical council of 1962–65.

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Origin of postconciliar

First recorded in 1965–70; post- + conciliar
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