canonize

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canonize verb
also British canonise /ˈkænəˌnaɪz/
canonizes; canonized; canonizing
canonize
verb
also British canonise /ˈkænəˌnaɪz/
canonizes; canonized; canonizing
Learner's definition of CANONIZE
[+ object] in the Roman Catholic Church
: to officially give a dead person a special status as someone very holy : to declare (someone) to be a saint

— canonization

also British canonisation /ˌkænənəˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌkænəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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