Solemnization Sol`em*ni*za"tion, n. [Cf. F. solemnisation, solennisation.] The act of solemnizing; celebration; as, the solemnization of a marriage. [1913 Webster]

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  • solemnization — index ceremony, remembrance (com m em or a tion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • solemnization — mid 15c., from O.Fr. solem(p)nisation or directly from M.L. solempnizationem (nom. solempnizatio, from L. sollemnis (see SOLEMN (Cf. solemn)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • solemnization — solemnize (also solemnise) ► VERB 1) duly perform (a ceremony, especially that of marriage). 2) mark with a formal ceremony. DERIVATIVES solemnization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • solemnization — noun see solemnize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solemnization — See solemnize. * * * …   Universalium

  • solemnization — noun The performance of a ceremony (in an appropriate and solemn manner), such as performing a marriage …   Wiktionary

  • solemnization — n. act of solemnizing; performance of a ceremony (i.e. a wedding); act of performing or observing in a ritual and formal manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • solemnization — n. Celebration …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • solemnization — sol·em·ni·za·tion …   English syllables

  • solemnization — To enter marriage publicly before witnesses in contrast to a clandestine or common law marriage …   Black's law dictionary

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