preconise

preconize

[pree-kuh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), preconized, preconizing.
1.
to proclaim or commend publicly.
2.
to summon publicly.
3.
Roman Catholic Church. (of the pope) to declare solemnly in consistory the appointment of (a new bishop or other high ecclesiastic).
Also, especially British, preconise.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin praecōnizāre to herald, announce, equivalent to Latin praecōn- (stem of praecō) crier, herald + -izāre -ize

preconization, noun
preconizer, noun
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preconize or preconise (ˈpriːkəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to announce or commend publicly
2.  to summon publicly
3.  (of the pope) to approve the appointment of (a nominee) to one of the higher dignities in the Roman Catholic Church
 
[C15: from Medieval Latin praecōnīzāre to make an announcement, from Latin praecō herald]
 
preconise or preconise
 
vb
 
[C15: from Medieval Latin praecōnīzāre to make an announcement, from Latin praecō herald]
 
preconi'zation or preconise
 
n
 
preconi'sation or preconise
 
n

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