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canonize +‎ -ation

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canonization (countable and uncountable, plural canonizations)

  1. The final process or decree (following beatification) by which the name of a deceased person is placed in the catalogue (canon) of saints and commended to perpetual veneration and invocation.
  2. The state of being canonized or sainted.

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