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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act or process of dedicating and sanctifying a structure such as a church or religious school for a holy purpose.

Usage examples (21)
  • The office, including its sacralization through those traditions of process, is greater than either.
  • Roughly, Protestantism is all about the ‘disenchantment of the world’ and Catholicism is about magic and sacralization.
  • It took a 1962 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to end the 15-year period of officially sanctioned military sacralization.
  • Politically, Arianism has been accused of seeing the Emperor as a semi-divine BEING and promoting the sacralization of the State. for more
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