Definition of 'christening'
Example sentences containing 'christening'
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Furthermore we assumed that my granddaughter's christening would not be one of a number. GOODBYE CURATE (1990)
My brother's christening name was Charles Yancy McAllister, but Chance is all anybody ever called him. PAINT THE WIND (1990)
Trends of 'christening'
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Translations for 'christening'
British English: christening /ˈkrɪsnɪŋ/ NOUN
A christening is a ceremony in which a baby is made a member of the Christian church and is given his or her Christian names.
...my granddaughter's christening.
- American English: christening
- Arabic: تَعْمِيد
- Brazilian Portuguese: batismo
- Chinese: 洗礼仪式
- Croatian: krštenje
- Czech: křest
- Danish: dåb
- Dutch: doop
- European Spanish: bautizo
- Finnish: ristiäiset
- French: baptême
- German: Taufe
- Greek: βάφτιση
- Italian: battesimo
- Japanese: 洗礼
- Korean: 세례
- Norwegian: dåp
- Polish: chrzest
- European Portuguese: batismo
- Romanian: botez
- Russian: крещение
- Spanish: bautizo
- Swedish: dop
- Thai: การทำพิธีล้างบาปและตั้งชื่อ
- Turkish: vaftiz
- Ukrainian: хрещення
- Vietnamese: lễ rửa tội
Definition of christening from the Collins English Dictionary
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