Very Reverend


the official form of address for officers of the clergy or religious orders below the rank of bishop, abbot, or abbess. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for very reverend

Very Reverend


a title of respect for a variety of ecclesiastical officials, such as deans and the superiors of some religious houses
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