reconsecrate

verb re·con·se·crate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkrāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reconsecrate

reconsecrated; reconsecrating; reconsecrates
: to consecrate (something) again
  • reconsecrated the altar, thereby reclaiming the sacred space.
  • —Jill Fehleison
  • Today we reconsecrate our country to long-cherished ideals in a suddenly changed civilization.
  • —Franklin D. Roosevelt

reconsecration

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈkrā-shən\ noun, plural reconsecrations
    • From its completion in 1743 as a Lutheran church, to its collapse near the end of World War II, to its reconsecration in 2005, the Frauenkirche has long had a special place in this medieval city.

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