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cardinal  /krdnl/  n. 1 a Roman Catholic clergyman ranking below the Pope: Cardinals from all over the world meet in Rome. 2 a red songbird common in North America
adj. 1 related to numbers used in counting: Some cardinal numbers are 1, 2, 3, and 200. 2 of great importance: This is a matter of cardinal importance. See: ordinal. cardinal

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