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canon

noun /ˈkӕnən/
a rule (especially of the church)
canon
The Pope’s decision is in line with the canons of the Catholic Church.
a clergyman belonging to a cathedral
canónigo
He served as the Canon of St. Alban’s Church in Toronto.
a list of saints
canon
It was John Paul II who asserted that Sister Benedicta belonged in the canon of Christian saints.
a musical composition in which one part enters after another in imitation
canon
Pachelbel’s canon in D major.
all the writings of an author that are accepted as genuine
obra básica, clásico, canon
the Shakespeare canon.
canonical /-ˈno-/ adjective
canónico
canonical literature.
canonize verb to place in the list of saints
canonizar
Joan of Arc was canonized in 1920.
canonization noun
canonización
(Definition of canon from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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