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English definition of “christening”

christening

noun [C]     /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.Religious ceremonies and prayers
(Definition of christening noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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