Comprecation Com`pre*ca"tion, n. [L. comprecatio, fr. comprecari to pray to. See {Precarious}.] A praying together. [Obs.] --Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster]

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  • comprecation — ˌkämprə̇ˈkāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin comprecation , comprecatio, from comprecatus (past participle of comprecari to pray to, from com + precari to pray) + ion , io ion more at pray archaic : a praying together …   Useful english dictionary

  • comprecation — prayer meeting Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • comprecation — com·pre·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • comprecation —  Совместная просьба …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • comprecation —   n. praying together …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Ecclesiastical Terms — Christianity is an institution of extraordinary duration and complexity (not to mention insularity) and, over the past 2000 years, has developed its own extensive vocabulary that is largely incomprehensible to laypersons. This surprisingly large… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Совместная просьба —  ♦ (ENG comprecation)  (от лат. comprecari молиться за)    термин, означающий просьбу о заступничестве, обращенную к святым от имени церкви …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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