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elder ~ (A) ~ important man.
elder ~ (B) ~ a church leader.
elder ~ (B) ~ an older person, or a leader in the church.
elder ~ (B) ~ leader.
elder ~ (B) ~ older man, respected man, or leader in the church.
elder ~ (B) ~ an elder brother or sister means an older brother or sister.
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