postordination

ordination

[awr-dn-ey-shuhn]
noun
1.
Ecclesiastical. the act or ceremony of ordaining.
2.
the fact or state of being ordained.
3.
a decreeing.
4.
the act of arranging.
5.
the resulting state; disposition; arrangement.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English ordinacioun < Late Latin ōrdinātiō ordainment, Latin: a putting in order, appointment = ōrdinā(re) to order, arrange (derivative of ōrdō, stem ōrdin-, order) + -tiō -tion

nonordination, noun
postordination, adjective
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ordination (ˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a.  the act of conferring holy orders
 b.  the reception of holy orders
2.  the condition of being ordained or regulated
3.  an arrangement or order

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ordination
early 15c., "the act of conferring holy orders," from M.Fr. ordinacion (12c.), from L. ordinationem (nom. ordinatio) "a setting in order, ordinance," from ordinatus, pp. of ordinare "arrange" (see ordain).
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