Meaning of “christening” in the English Dictionary

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"christening" in British English

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christeningnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɪs.ən.ɪŋ/ 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.

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