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ˌɔr dnˈeɪ ʃənor·di·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ordinationnoun

    the status of being ordained to a sacred office

  2. ordering, order, ordinationnoun

    logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements

    "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"

  3. ordination, ordinancenoun

    the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders

    "the rabbi's family was present for his ordination"

Wiktionary

  1. ordinationnoun

    The act of ordaining or the state of being ordained.

  2. ordinationnoun

    The ceremony in which a priest is consecrated.

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  1. Ordination

    Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious rites and ceremonies. The process and ceremonies of ordination varies by religion and denomination. One who is in preparation for, or who is undergoing the process of ordination is sometimes called an ordinand. The liturgy used at an ordination is sometimes referred to as an ordinal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ordination in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ordination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of ordination in a Sentence

  1. Guy Platten:

    I am sure there will be pockets (of non-compliance) initially, without co-ordination and consistency, shipowners will be placed in a no-win situation.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If some employees are doing the job beyond the company's standard working time of 8 hours or on holidays or weekly off-days , then it does not reflect anyhow anyone's hardworking nature or competency or efficiency or proficiency; but it clearly shows a lack of planning, co-ordination, control, communication, team work in addition to someone's credit snatching activities, thriving office politics and above all a poor leadership from the top management in the same organization.

  3. Guy Platten:

    Without co-ordination and consistency, shipowners will be placed in a no-win situation.

  4. John Dehlin:

    I was excommunicated because I was speaking openly on difficult issues like same-sex marriage and Joseph Smith's polygamy and women ordination in the church.

  5. Li Jianlin:

    Catholics are thrilled because this is the first time since the founding of Henan province that there has been an ordination ceremony recognized by both sides.

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