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CANONIZATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does canonization mean? 

CANONIZATION (noun)
  The noun CANONIZATION has 1 sense:

1. (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints

  Familiarity information: CANONIZATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANONIZATION (noun)


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Meaning:

(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

canonisation; canonization

Hypernyms ("canonization" is a kind of...):

sanctification (a religious ceremony in which something is made holy)

Domain category:

Church of Rome; Roman Catholic; Roman Catholic Church; Roman Church; Western Church (the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy)

Eastern Church; Eastern Orthodox; Eastern Orthodox Church; Orthodox Catholic Church; Orthodox Church (derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites)


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