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christening

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈkrɪs.ən.ɪŋ/
a Christian ceremony at which a baby is given a name and made a member of the Christian Church: We're going to my nephew's christening on Saturday.
Translations of “christening”
in Korean 세례식…
in Arabic تَعميد…
in Portuguese batizado…
in Catalan bateig…
in Japanese 洗礼…
in Italian battesimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教的)洗禮…
in Russian крещение…
in Turkish vaftiz, vaftiz etme…
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教的)洗礼…
in Polish chrzciny…
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