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beatification

[ bee-at-uh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ biˌæt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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Definition of beatification

noun
the act of beatifying.
the state of being beatified.
Roman Catholic Church. the official act of the pope whereby a deceased person is declared to be enjoying the happiness of heaven, and therefore a proper subject of religious honor and public cult in certain places.
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Origin of beatification

1495–1505; <Late Latin beātificātiōn- (stem of beātificātiō), equivalent to beātificāt(us) (past participle of beātificāre to beatify) + -iōn--ion; see -ate1
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