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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 Spanish ordenar…
in French ordonner…
in German ordinieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 教堂, 授予(某人)聖職…
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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