- (GenAm) /əˈpɑsl̩/
- (RP) /əˈpɒs(ə)l/
etymology 1 From Old French apostle, from Ancient Greek ἀπόστολος 〈apóstolos〉.
- A missionary, or leader of a religious mission, especially one in the early Christian Church (but see Apostle).
- A pioneer or early advocate of a particular cause, prophet of a belief.
- A top-ranking ecclesiastical official in the twelve seat administrative council of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- (obsolete, Cambridge slang) A person who is plucked, i.e. refused an academic degree.
etymology 2 See apostil.
- (legal) A letter dismissory.
- (legal) A note sent to an appeal court presenting the appeal in summary.
- (legal) The trial court record sent to an appeal court concerning an appeal.
- ale post