Definition of 'ordain'
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London who is also an ordained Church of England clergyman. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He will be taking up his other vocation as an ordained Church of England deacon. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Are the doors to ministry open, particularly when the same requirements are not in place there, but the bishop has already ordained the pastor for ministry? Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. ordain is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ordain'
British English: ordain VERB
When someone is ordained, they are made a member of the clergy in a religious ceremony.
He was ordained a Catholic priest last year.
Definition of ordain from the Collins English Dictionary
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