beatification - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/biˌætɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. in the Roman Catholic Church, an official statement that someone who has died was an especially good or holy person

derived word

beatify

 

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/biˈætɪˌfaɪ/
verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybeatify
he/she/itbeatifies
present participlebeatifying
past tensebeatified
past participlebeatified