Definition of 'baptism'
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Marriage and baptism set out a framework for the nourishing and fulfilment of family life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But from his chapel he continues to prepare personnel for baptisms and weddings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The baptism has been tougher than expected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has been a tough baptism in the top flight for the majority of the squad. The Sun (2006)We strongly encourage them to worship with us weekly for three months before we talk about marriage or baptism. Christianity Today (2000)They hold power over marriages, baptisms and funerals. The Sun (2015)It will be a tough baptism for the former Scotland scrum half but one that he will relish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That would have been a tough baptism for anybody, let alone somebody with great expectations on his shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A tough baptism and harsh lesson. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They would also be able to dress without robes for weddings, funerals and baptisms if the family involved wanted a less formal service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is it wise for the Church of England to offer a combined marriage and baptism service? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was a tough baptism for the young Britain players, though one they seemed to have enjoyed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A huge 66 per cent said they only went for weddings, funerals and baptisms in the last year. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'baptism'
British English: baptism NOUN
A baptism is a Christian ceremony in which a person is baptized.
Infants prepared for baptism should be dressed in pure white.
Definition of baptism from the Collins English Dictionary
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