the status of being ordained to a sacred office
logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements;
"we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders;
"the rabbi's family was present for his ordination"
- The persons of office all know the new director's ordination already decided.
- His ordination gives him the right to conduct a marriage or a funeral.
The notes slid..into place as though under the force of God or Fate's ordination.出自： A. Lively