Definition of canonization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌkænənaɪˈzeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkænənəˈzeɪʃn//
[countable, uncountable]
jump to other results
the act by the Pope of stating officially that somebody is now a saint; the process of being made a saint by the Pope compare beatification