Meaning of “canonize” in the English Dictionary

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"canonize" in British English

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canonizeverb [ T ]

UK usually canonise uk /ˈkæn.ə.naɪz/ us /ˈkæn.ə.naɪz/

(in the Roman Catholic Church) to announce officially that a dead person is a saint

(Definition of “canonize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)