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ordain

verb [T]
 
 
/ɔːˈdeɪn/
to officially make someone a Christian priest: [often passive] He was ordained by the Bishop of London.Religious ceremonies and prayers
Translations of “ordain”
in Vietnamese phong chức (tôn giáo)…
in Spanish ordenar…
in Thai บวชพระ…
in Malaysian mentahbiskan…
in French ordonner…
in German ordinieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教堂, 授予(某人)聖職…
in Indonesian menahbiskan…
in Russian посвящать в духовный сан…
in Turkish kilise görevlisi/papaz olarak atamak/atanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教堂, 授予(某人)圣职…
in Polish wyświęcić…
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