Definition of rabbinate in English:

rabbinate

Pronunciation /ˈrabəˌnāt/ /ˈræbəˌneɪt/ /ˈrab(ə)nət/ /ˈræb(ə)nət/

noun

  • 1The position or tenure of office of a rabbi.

    • ‘he was, from the beginning of his rabbinate, concerned with societal problems’
    1. 1.1treated as singular or plural Rabbis as a group.
      • ‘the power of the Orthodox rabbinate’