enthronement
noun see enthrone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Enthronement — En*throne ment, n. The act of enthroning, or state of being enthroned. [Recent] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enthronement — An enthronement is a ceremony of inauguration centering around sitting for the first time on a throne. The throne has been for some time seen as a symbol of authority, both secular and religious. Likewise, enthronements occur in both church and… …   Wikipedia

  • enthronement — [[t]ɪnθro͟ʊnmənt[/t]] enthronements N COUNT: usu sing, usu with poss The enthronement of a king, queen, emperor, or bishop is a ceremony in which they officially take on their role. [FORMAL] ...the enthronement of their new emperor …   English dictionary

  • enthronement — enthrone ► VERB ▪ ceremonially install (a monarch or bishop) on a throne. DERIVATIVES enthronement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • enthronement — /en throhn meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of enthroning. 2. the state or occasion of being enthroned. Also, enthronization /en throh neuh zay sheuhn/. [1675 85; ENTHRONE + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • enthronement — noun The act of enthroning or the state of being enthroned …   Wiktionary

  • enthronement — en throne·ment || mÉ™nt n. crowning, investing with sovereignty; exaltation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enthronement — en·throne·ment …   English syllables

  • enthronement — See: enthrone …   English dictionary

  • enthronement — noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch • Syn: ↑coronation, ↑enthronization, ↑enthronisation, ↑investiture • Derivationally related forms: ↑invest (for: ↑investiture), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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