Definition of solemnize
solemnizationplay \ˌsä-ləm-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of solemnize in a Sentence
The priest solemnized their marriage.
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At a ceremony meant to solemnize the collective defense provision of the NATO charter in Brussels, Trump failed to explicitly reassure European allies that the U.S. would come to their aid in the event of an attack.
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Definition of solemnize for English Language Learners
: to mark or celebrate (something) officially or formally especially with a religious ceremony
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