Preconization


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Pre`con`i`za´tion


n.1.A publishing by proclamation; a public proclamation.
2.(Eccl.) A formal approbation by the pope of a person nominated to an ecclesiastical dignity.
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In other words, we are not claiming that Smith's intention is to murder morality; but he encouraged a behaviour which, by its very preconization, may weaken civic spirit and undermine man's social commitments to his community.