Difference between sinecure and signup




  1. an office that involves minimal duties
  2. a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached


Unlike his brothers, he was a freelance artist with no churchly sinecure to guarantee him income.

Another Dutchman asked him not to ruin his friend and his family for what he was well aware could never be called a sinecure place, and was so precarious in its tenure.

It was Parliament that was the heart of the system of 'Old Corruption ', whereby the government doled out wellpaid sinecures and handouts to' placemen 'who could be relied on to vote the right way as and when required.

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