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EXEAT, eccl. law. This is a Latin term, which is used to express the written permission which a bishop gives to an ecclesiastic to exercise the functions of his ministry in another diocese.

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seminarians were permitted exeats from the Island only if they intended to go to Edmonton, an exclusiveness resented by Bishop McNally in Calgary, himself an Islander.
The Purcell School in Bushey, Hertfordshire, is where Amir spends most of his time, 'but for some holidays and exeats.