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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
sainthoodsaint‧hood /ˈseɪnthʊd/ noun [uncountable]  RRCthe state of being a saint
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sainthoodHe who is proclaimed a saint need hardly believe in sainthood.This only comes as a shock if we insist on seeing Theo in terms of sainthood.She is trying to track down a piece of forgotten Toronto history: an effort to confer Protestant sainthood on Father Hobbes.Church leaders had to choose between demanding visible sainthood or baptizing the children of those who did not meet standards.
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