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ven•er•a•tion



Pronunciation: (ven"u-rā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of venerating.
2. the state of being venerated.
3. the feeling of a person who venerates; a feeling of awe, respect, etc.; reverence: They were filled with veneration for their priests.
4. an expression of this feeling: A memorial was erected in veneration of the dead of both world wars.

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

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