Definitions for consecrationˌkɒn sɪˈkreɪ ʃən
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a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)
"his consecration to study"
(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God
"the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"
The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication.
Origin: From consecratio
the act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication
Origin: [L. consecratio: cf. F. conscration.]
Consecration is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service, usually religious. The word "consecration" literally means "to associate with the sacred". Persons, places, or things can be consecrated, and the term is used in various ways by different groups. A synonym for to consecrate is to sanctify; an antonym is to desecrate.
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