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verb [transitive] consecrate pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑnsəˌkreɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyconsecrate
he/she/itconsecrates
present participleconsecrating
past tenseconsecrated
past participleconsecrated

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consecration

 consecrate pronunciation in American English /ˌkɑnsəˈkreɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularconsecration
pluralconsecrations

the consecration of the bread and wine

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