ordination

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ordination, from Old French ordinacion, from Latin ordinatio

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Noun[edit]

ordination ‎(plural ordinations)

  1. The act of ordaining or the state of being ordained.
  2. (Christianity) The ceremony in which a priest is consecrated, considered a sacrament in the Catholic and Orthodox churches.

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Noun[edit]

ordination f ‎(plural ordinations)

  1. ordination