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How to Pronounce sinecure?

Correct pronunciation for the word "sinecure" is [sˈa͡ɪnkjʊ͡ə], [sˈa‍ɪnkjʊ‍ə], [s_ˈaɪ_n_k_j_ʊə].

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"Sinecure" in context

A sinecure is a position, particularly in government or religious institutions, that offers great benefits and/or low demands. It can also refer to a paid office with little or no responsibility, or to a position which requires minimal duties. In the past, sinecures were often given to those of high ranks and held significant power within a particular institution. Examples of sinecures include the monarchy in some monarchies, or the bishopric in some churches.

Today, sinecures have largely been abolished in many countries, as they have been seen as unjust.

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