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transignification

[tran-sig-nuh-fi-key-shuh n] /trænˌsɪg nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun, Theology
1.
(in the Eucharist) a change in the significance of the bread and wine to symbolize the body and blood of Christ.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; tran(s)- + signification
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