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Present participle for to command the doing of by one's authority
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“In 1398, it was ordained that his feast-day was to be kept by every church in the Province of Canterbury.”
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Present participle for to determine the future or the fate of something in advance
“Joseph's parents know that he is a miracle child with a special destiny ordained by God.”
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Present participle for to make (someone) a priest or minister
“Groves believed there was no need for him to be ordained to minister the Word of God.”
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Present participle for to instruct or order (someone) to do something
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Present participle for to appoint to a given position, role or duty
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Present participle for to enact or establish legally or legislatively
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Present participle for to declare or announce in a formal or solemn way
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Present participle for to designate a particular name or title
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Present participle for be in authority
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Present participle for identify clearly and definitely
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Present participle for to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance
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Present participle for to resolve (a contest, decision, problem or dispute)
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(of an institution or organization) Present participle for to establish or originate
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Present participle for to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
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Present participle for to penalize someone for a punishable offense
Noun
The process of passing legislation
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An act of identifying something precisely or of stating a precise requirement
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The action of dedicating a church or other building
Adjective
Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws
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