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From Middle French béatification, from Medieval Latin beātificātiō.

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beatification (countable and uncountable, plural beatifications)

  1. The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; especially, in the Roman Catholic 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.

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