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nunciature

[nuhn-shee-uh-cher, -choo r, -see-, noo n-] /ˈnʌn ʃi ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər, -si-, ˈnʊn-/
noun
1.
the office or the term of service of a nuncio.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Italian nunziatura. See nuncio, -ate3, -ure
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nunciature

/ˈnʌnsɪətʃə/
noun
1.
the office or term of office of a nuncio
Word Origin
C17: from Italian nunziatura; see nuncio
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