exeat

exeat

[ek-see-at]
noun
1.
permission granted by a bishop to a priest to leave the diocese.
2.
British. official permission for a student to be absent from a college or university.

Origin:
1475–85; noun use of Latin exeat let (him) go out, 3rd person singular present subjunctive of exīre to go out

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exeat (ˈɛksɪət)
 
n
1.  leave of absence from school or some other institution
2.  a bishop's permission for a priest to leave his diocese in order to take up an appointment elsewhere
 
[C18: Latin, literally: he may go out, from exīre]

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