Solemnization

  • 1Solemnization — Sol em*ni*za tion, n. [Cf. F. solemnisation, solennisation.] The act of solemnizing; celebration; as, the solemnization of a marriage. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2solemnization — index ceremony, remembrance (com m em or a tion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3solemnization — mid 15c., from O.Fr. solem(p)nisation or directly from M.L. solempnizationem (nom. solempnizatio, from L. sollemnis (see SOLEMN (Cf. solemn)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4solemnization — solemnize (also solemnise) ► VERB 1) duly perform (a ceremony, especially that of marriage). 2) mark with a formal ceremony. DERIVATIVES solemnization noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5solemnization — noun see solemnize …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6solemnization — See solemnize. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7solemnization — noun The performance of a ceremony (in an appropriate and solemn manner), such as performing a marriage …

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  • 8solemnization — n. act of solemnizing; performance of a ceremony (i.e. a wedding); act of performing or observing in a ritual and formal manner …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9solemnization — n. Celebration …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10solemnization — sol·em·ni·za·tion …

    English syllables

  • 11solemnization — To enter marriage publicly before witnesses in contrast to a clandestine or common law marriage …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12solemnization — noun the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual the celebration of marriage • Syn: ↑celebration, ↑solemnisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑solemnise (for: ↑solemnisation), ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13solemnization of marriage — The performance of the formal act or ceremony by which a man and woman contract marriage and assume the status of husband and wife. 35 Am J1st Mar § 25. As a requirement of the law, any celebration or ceremony which gives utterance to and public… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14solemnize — solemnization, n. solemnizer, n. /sol euhm nuyz /, v., solemnized, solemnizing. v.t. 1. to perform the ceremony of (marriage). 2. to hold or perform (ceremonies, rites, etc.) in due manner. 3. to observe or commemorate with rites or ceremonies:… …

    Universalium

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  • 16Nova Scotia — • One of the maritime provinces of Canada Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nova Scotia     Nova Scotia     † …

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  • 18Marriage Act 1961 (Australia) — The Marriage Act 1961 is an Act of the Parliament of Australia which governs legal marriage in Australia. It does not deal with the legal dissolution of marriage (divorce). Marriage is a Commonwealth power under section 51(xxi) of the Australian… …

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  • 19solemnisation — noun the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual the celebration of marriage • Syn: ↑celebration, ↑solemnization • Derivationally related forms: ↑solemnise, ↑solemnize (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20Common law — For other uses, see Common law (disambiguation). Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals rather than through legislative statutes or executive branch action. A… …

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