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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Roman Catholic Church) an act of the Pope who declares that a deceased person lived a holy life and is worthy of public veneration; The action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely happy; A state of supreme happiness.

Usage examples (25)
  • Step 2, in beatification, it seems is also drinking.
  • Apparently, the cause of G.K. Chesterton's beatification is being promoted by the Chesterton Society in England.
  • Sorry Art, but John Henry Newman has not yet been beatified, let alone canonized -- though his beatification is expected soon.
  • While on the "beatification" of PJP I have nothing to say, on the "canonization" of DFW I have plenty. for more
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