HyperDic: canonization

English > 1 sense of the word canonization:
NOUNactcanonization, canonisation(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
canonization > pronunciation
Soundskae.nahnahzey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > canonization: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints.
Synonymcanonisation
CategoryOrthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Church, Eastern Orthodoxderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
BroadersanctificationA religious ceremony in which something is made holy
Spanishbeatificación, canonización
Catalanbeatificació, canonització
Verbscanonizedeclare (a dead person) to be a saint

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