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verb con·cel·e·brate \kən-ˈse-lə-ˌbrāt, kän-\

Definition of concelebrate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to participate in (a Eucharist) as a joint celebrant who recites the canon in unison with other celebrants

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to participate as a celebrant in a concelebrated Eucharist


play \(ˌ)kän-ˌse-lə-ˈbrā-shən, kən-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of concelebrate

Medieval Latin concelebratus, past participle of concelebrare, from Latin, to frequent, celebrate, from com- + celebrare to celebrate

First Known Use: 1879

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