indult

indult

[in-duhlt]
noun Roman Catholic Church.
a dispensation granted often temporarily by the pope, permitting a deviation from church law.

Origin:
1525–35; < Medieval Latin indultum noun use of neuter of indultus, past participle of indulgēre to indulge

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indult (ɪnˈdʌlt)
 
n
RC Church a faculty granted by the Holy See allowing a specific deviation from the Church's common law
 
[C16: from Church Latin indultum a privilege, from Latin indulgēre to indulge]

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