Definitions for benedictionˌbɛn ɪˈdɪk ʃən

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  1. blessing, benediction(noun)

    the act of praying for divine protection

  2. benediction, blessing(noun)

    a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection

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  1. benediction(Noun)

    A short invocation for divine help, blessing and guidance, usually after a church worship service.

  2. Origin: From bene + dictio, from dico.

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  1. Benediction(noun)

    the act of blessing

  2. Benediction(noun)

    a blessing; an expression of blessing, prayer, or kind wishes in favor of any person or thing; a solemn or affectionate invocation of happiness

  3. Benediction(noun)

    the short prayer which closes public worship; as, to give the benediction

  4. Benediction(noun)

    the form of instituting an abbot, answering to the consecration of a bishop

  5. Benediction(noun)

    a solemn rite by which bells, banners, candles, etc., are blessed with holy water, and formally dedicated to God

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  1. Benediction

    A benediction is a short invocation for divine help, blessing and guidance, usually at the end of worship service.

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