Preconization
Preconization Pre*con`i*za"tion, n. [L. praeconium a crying out in public, fr. praeco, -onis, a crier, a herald: cf. F. pr['e]conisation.] 1. A publishing by proclamation; a public proclamation. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl.) A formal approbation by the pope of a person nominated to an ecclesiastical dignity. --Addis & Arnold. [1913 Webster]


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  • preconization — ˌprekənə̇ˈzāshən, ˌprēk , ˌnīˈz noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin praeconization , praeconizatio, from praeconizatus (past participle of praeconizare) + Latin ion , io ion : the act or process of preconizing (as a bishop) …   Useful english dictionary

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