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christeningnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkrɪs.ən.ɪŋ/
a ​Christianceremony 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)
Translations of “christening”
in Arabic تَعميد…
in Korean 세례식…
in Portuguese batizado…
in Catalan bateig…
in Japanese 洗礼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教的)洗礼…
in Turkish vaftiz, vaftiz etme…
in Russian крещение…
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教的)洗禮…
in Italian battesimo…
in Polish chrzciny…
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