solemnization


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sol·em·nize

 (sŏl′əm-nīz′)
tr.v. sol·em·nized, sol·em·niz·ing, sol·em·niz·es
1. To celebrate or observe with dignity and gravity: "His death is solemnized with a stoical but powerful gesture of grief" (David Denby). See Synonyms at observe.
2. To perform (a marriage, for example) with formal ceremony.
3. To make serious or grave: "those rooms so solemnized by their massive regimental decor" (William H. Gass).

sol′em·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.solemnization - the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual; "the celebration of marriage"
ritual - the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
Translations

solemnization

[ˈsɒləmnaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nsolemnización f

solemnization

solemnization

[ˌsɒləmnaɪˈzeɪʃn] (frm) nsolennizzazione f; (of marriage) → celebrazione f
References in classic literature ?
It was only on her child's account that she wished for the solemnization of the ties that bound us, nor would she have sought for this if she had not felt that death was at hand to unloose them.
Tell me, therefore, whether you object to an immediate solemnization of the marriage.
2d at 1211 (h unenforceable Marvin-type contract claims based on intimate relationship as contrary to state's poli requiring solemnization of marriage).
17 (West 1996) (marriage provisions on procuring licenses and solemnization are not applicable to members of a denomination having an unusual mode of entering into the marriage relation); KAN.
Thus, just as any province, the territory of Nunavut will have the exclusive jurisdiction over the solemnization of marriage, hospitals, and charities, direct taxation within Nunavut and property and civil rights in Nunavut.
17 For the common distinction between spousal contracts defuturo (promises to marry at some future time), and de praesenti (an exchange of vows that constitutes marriage in the present moment, preferably but not necessarily, according to canon law, with witnesses and solemnization in Church), see Swinburne.
While affirming that "the body of the church (building) is the appropriate place for the solemnization of a marriage," the canon now permits marriage ceremonies elsewhere as long as solemnity is preserved.
However, the Nisga'a government will be able to make laws governing such things as culture and language, public works, regulation of traffic and transportation, land use and solemnization of marriages, as well as in areas such as health, child welfare, and education, where they already provide services.
6) Although their marriage was null and void while Guest was alive, Kent held, no proof of solemnization after his death was needed for their marriage to be valid.
While Ishaq's challenge made an argument in terms of the Charter right to religious freedom, Boswell's decision was based solely on a technical matter: inconsistency between the ministerial directive and a regulation under the Citizenship Act requiring citizenship judges to "administer the oath of citizenship with dignity and solemnity, allowing the greatest possible freedom in the religious solemnization or the solemn affirmation thereof.
The study grounds itself in a careful consideration of "The Form for the Solemnization of Matrimony" in the 1662 English Book of Common Prayer--the official Prayer Book in the Church of England and the basis upon which many of the other Prayer Books throughout the Communion were formulated.
Another proposal would protect religious leaders from being forced "to solemnize any marriage or provide services, accommodations, facilities, goods or privileges for a purpose related to the solemnization, formation or celebration of any marriage if the action would cause the organization or individual to violate a sincerely held religious belief.