Definition of ordination
: the act or an instance of ordaining : the state of being ordained
Examples of ordination in a sentence
He is a candidate for ordination.
After his ordination, he will be assigned to a local parish.
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ORDINATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ordination for English Language Learners
: the official act or process of making someone a priest, minister, etc.
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