Ordination - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɔːrdnˈeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word ordination
Brit.  |ɔːdɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word ordination

noun

- the status of being ordained to a sacred office
- logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements (syn: order, ordering)
- the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders(syn: ordinance)

the rabbi's family was present for his ordination

Examples

He is a candidate for ordination.

After his ordination, he will be assigned to a local parish.

the rabbi's family was present for his ordination

Word forms

noun
singular: ordination
plural: ordinations
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