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bishop

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2000 bishop
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As a Noun: 1. A clergyman of high rank, especially in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Orthodox churches. English = bishop.

confirmation, confirm

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2219 confirmation
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As a Noun: 1. The ceremony in which someone is formally accepted as a member of the Roman Catholic Church. English = confirmation. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be formally accepted as a member of the Roman Catholic Church. English = confirm.

history

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4583 history.ISL
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As a Noun: 1. The events of the past. English = history. 2. A subject studied in school, colleges, and universities that deals with the past. English = history.

niece, nephew

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1374 niece-nephew
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As a Noun: 1. A person who is the child of your brother or sister. English = niece (girl), nephew (boy).

retreat

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3316 retreat
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As a Noun: 1. In some Christian churches, time you spend in a quiet, secluded place that you go to in order to pray and think about your relationship with God. English = retreat.

uncle

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1376 uncle.CATHOLIC
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As a Noun: 1. The brother of your mother or father, or the husband of your aunt. English = uncle.

home

Auslan SignbankDictionary#265 home
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As a Noun: 1. The place where you live and feel you belong. English = home. 2. The house where you live. English = home. Informal English = place.

honeymoon, honey

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1634 honeymoon
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As a Noun: 1. A sweet sticky yellowish substance that is made by bees. English = honey. 2. A holiday taken by a couple that have just got married. English = honeymoon. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To go on a honeymoon. English = honeymoon.

Catholicism, Catholic, Christian

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3301 Catholic.cross
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As a Noun: 1. The set of Christian beliefs that are held by people who belong to the branch of the church which accepts the Pope as its leader. English = Catholicism. 2. A person who belongs to the branch of the Christian church which accepts the Pope as its leader. English = Catholic. 3. A person who believes in Jesus Christ and follows his teachings. (Particularly used by Catholics in this sense.) English = Christian. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To have the set of Christian beliefs of people who belong to the branch of the church which accepts the Pope as its leader. English = (be) Catholic. 2. To be a person who belongs to the branch of the Christian church which accepts the Pope as its leader. English = (be) Catholic. 3. To be person who believes in Jesus Christ and follows his teachings. (Particularly used by Catholics in this sense.) English = (be) Christian.

rosary

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4421 rosary1a
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As a Noun: 1. A string of beads that Catholics and Hindus use for counting prayers. English = rosary. 2. A series of prayers said using a rosary. English = rosary.