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n. - (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the category of saints.

Usage examples (27)
  • He became upset at what he called the canonization of men like Washington.
  • In this case, the canonization is more based on hope for what he has set out to do rather than based on what he has actually accomplished.
  • SARNO: During the process of canonization, that is never even considered.
  • He's referring to what I will call the canonization of Barack Obama by the mainstream media (and much of non-mainstream as well). for more
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