consecrate

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consecrate /ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt/ verb
consecrates; consecrated; consecrating
consecrate
/ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt/
verb
consecrates; consecrated; consecrating
Learner's definition of CONSECRATE
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: to officially make (something, such as a place or building) holy through a special religious ceremony usually used as (be) consecrated
: to officially make (someone) a priest, bishop, etc., through a special religious ceremony usually used as (be) consecrated

consecrate yourself

formal
: to officially promise that you will give your time and attention to something (especially a religion)

— consecration

/ˌkɑːnsəˈkreɪʃən/ noun, plural consecrations [count, noncount]
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