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incardinate

[in-kahr-dn-eyt] /ɪnˈkɑr dnˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), incardinated, incardinating.
1.
to institute as a cardinal.
2.
to institute as chief presbyter or priest in a particular church or place.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Medieval Latin incardinātus past participle of incardināre to appoint, to make a cardinal, equivalent to in -in-2 + cardin- (see cardinal) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
incardination, noun
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incardination

/ɪnˌkɑːdɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
the official acceptance by one diocese of a clergyman from another diocese
2.
the promotion of a clergyman to the status of a cardinal

incardinate

/ɪnˈkɑːdɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (RC Church) to transfer (a cleric) to the jurisdiction of a new bishop
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin incardināre, from in-² + cardināliscardinal
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