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

 

sainthood

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈseɪnthʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪnthʊd//
 
[uncountable]
 
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(in the Christian Church) the fact of being a saint (1) Newman was unaware that he might one day achieve sainthood.