Meaning of “ordination” in the English Dictionary

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"ordination" in British English

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ordinationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɔː.dɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɔːr.dənˈeɪ.ʃən/

the act or ceremony of making someone a priest or other religious leader

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

"ordination" in American English

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ordinationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɔr·dənˈeɪ·ʃən/

a religious ceremony at which someone is officially made a priest, minister, or rabbi

(Definition of “ordination” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)