Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To summon publicly; call upon as by a public crier.
  • Specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, to confirm publicly or officially, as an ecclesiastical appointment: a prerogative of the Pope. See preconization, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Eccl.) To approve by preconization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To proclaim in public; especially (of the Pope) to announce the appointment of a bishop

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