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ordination

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɔː.dɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɔːr.dənˈeɪ-/
the act or ceremony of making someone a priest or other religious leader
Translations of “ordination”
in Vietnamese lễ thụ chức…
in Spanish ordenación…
in Thai การบวช…
in Malaysian pentahbisan…
in French ordination…
in German das Erz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 授予聖職, 授聖職禮, 派立禮…
in Indonesian penahbisan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 授予圣职, 授圣职礼, 派立礼…
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