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consecrateverb [T]

uk   /ˈkɒn.sɪ.kreɪt/ us   /ˈkɑːn.sə.kreɪt/
consecrated
adjective uk   /ˈkɒn.sɪ.kreɪ.tɪd/ us   /ˈkɑːn.sə.kreɪ.t̬ɪd/
consecrated bread/wine/ground
consecration
noun [U] uk   /ˌkɒn.sɪˈkreɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌkɑːn.səˈkreɪ.ʃən/
the consecration of the new bishop
(Definition of consecrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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consecrateverb [T]

us   /ˈkɑn·sɪˌkreɪt/
to officially make something holy and suitable to be used for religious ceremonies: The church was completed and consecrated in the 1890s.
consecrated
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈkɑn·sɪˌkreɪt̬·əd/
consecrated ground
(Definition of consecrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “consecrate”
in Vietnamese thánh hoá…
in Spanish consagrar…
in Malaysian tahbis…
in Thai อุทิศตนให้กับ…
in French consacrer…
in German weihen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使聖化, 把…奉爲神聖, 給…祝聖…
in Russian освящать…
in Turkish takdis etmek, kutsamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使圣化, 把…奉为神圣, 给…祝圣…
in Indonesian mempersembahkan…
in Polish poświęcać, święcić…
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