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sac•ra•men•tal



Pronunciation: (sak"ru-men'tl), [key]
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a sacrament, esp. the sacrament of the Eucharist.
2. powerfully binding: a sacramental obligation.

n.
Rom. Cath. Ch.an action, as the sign of the cross, a ceremony resembling a sacrament, or a sacred object, regarded as being instituted by the church rather than by Christ and serving as a means of receiving sanctifying grace.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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