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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.
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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
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Translations
prohlášení za svatého
helgenkåringkanonisering
szenttéavatás
upptaka í dÿrlingatölu
vyhlásenie za svätého
azizleştirmekazizlik payesi vermek

canonization

[ˌkænənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ncanonización f
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canonization

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

[ˌkænənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ncanonizzazione f
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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
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References in periodicals archive ?
Consequently, Pope Francis led the canonization of Saints John Paul II and John XXIII at the Vatican on a Divine Mercy Sunday in 2014.
Amato is the prefect of the congregation that oversees the complex process that leads to the canonization of saints.
Higgins is aware that writing about the canonization of saints in today's secular culture is a risk.