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Noun: consecration  ,kón-su'krey-shun
  1. A solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)
    "his consecration to study"
  2. (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God
    "the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"

Derived forms: consecrations

Type of: allegiance, commitment, dedication, loyalty, sanctification

Encyclopedia: Consecration