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SANCTIFICATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sanctification mean? 

SANCTIFICATION (noun)
  The noun SANCTIFICATION has 1 sense:

1. a religious ceremony in which something is made holy

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


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SANCTIFICATION (noun)


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Meaning:

A religious ceremony in which something is made holy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

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

religious ceremony; religious ritual (a ceremony having religious meaning)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sanctification"):

beatification ((Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased person lived a holy life and is worthy of public veneration; a first step toward canonization)

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

consecration ((religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God)


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