Beatification - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |biˌætɪfɪkˈeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word beatification
Brit.  |bɪˌatɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word beatification


- a state of supreme happiness (syn: beatitude, blessedness)
- the action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely happy
- (Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased person lived a holy life and is worthy of public veneration; a first step toward canonization

Word forms

I/you/we/they: beatify
he/she/it: beatifies
present participle: beatifying
past tense: beatified
past participle: beatified
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