canonization


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can·on·ize

 (kăn′ə-nīz′)
tr.v. can·on·ized, can·on·iz·ing, can·on·iz·es
1. To declare (a deceased person) to be a saint and entitled to be fully honored as such.
2. To include in the biblical canon.
3. To include in a literary canon.
4. To approve as being within canon law.
5. To treat as sacred; glorify.

can′on·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
can′on·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canonization - (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
sanctification - a religious ceremony in which something is made holy
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Eastern Church, Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Orthodox Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
Translations
prohlášení za svatého
helgenkåringkanonisering
szenttéavatás
upptaka í dÿrlingatölu
vyhlásenie za svätého
azizleştirmekazizlik payesi vermek

canonization

[ˌkænənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncanonización f

canonization

n (Eccl) → Heiligsprechung f, → Kanonisation f, → Kanonisierung f

canonization

[ˌkænənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ncanonizzazione f

canon

(ˈkӕnən) noun
1. a rule (especially of the church).
2. a clergyman belonging to a cathedral.
3. a list of saints.
4. a musical composition in which one part enters after another in imitation.
5. all the writings of an author that are accepted as genuine. the Shakespeare canon.
caˈnonical (-ˈno-) adjective
ˈcanonize, ˈcanonise verb
to place in the list of saints. Joan of Arc was canonized in 1920.
ˌcanoniˈzation, ˌcanoniˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
to be whole, when the body was disinterred before his canonization,
Lost Saints: Silence, Gender, and Victorian Literary Canonization.
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The five stanzas of the poem--which feature the rhyme scheme of abbacccaa--thematically correspond to the steps of Christian canonization.
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Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of ``the blessed,'' or has attained the second degree of sanctity, -- usually a stage in the process of canonization.
National Poets, Cultural Saints: Canonization and Commemorative Cults of Writers in Europe
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