Meaning of CANONIZE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kænənaɪz ]

( canonizes, canonizing, canonized)

Note: in BRIT, also use 'canonise'

If a dead person is canonized , it is officially announced by the Catholic Church that he or she is a saint.

Joan of Arc was finally canonized by Pope Benedict XV in 1920.

VERB : usu passive , be V-ed

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