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"ordination" in British English

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ordinationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɔː.dɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɔːr.dənˈeɪ-/
the ​act or ​ceremony of making someone a ​priest or other ​religiousleader
(Definition of ordination from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ordinationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɔr·dənˈeɪ·ʃən/
a ​religiousceremony at which someone is ​officially made a ​priest, ​minister, or ​rabbi
(Definition of ordination from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ordination”
in Spanish ordenación…
in Vietnamese lễ thụ chức…
in Malaysian pentahbisan…
in Thai การบวช…
in French ordination…
in German das Erz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 授予圣职, 授圣职礼, 派立礼…
in Indonesian penahbisan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 授予聖職, 授聖職禮, 派立禮…
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