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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Absolution day (0.00880 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Absolution day Absolution \Ab`so*lu"tion\, n. [F. absolution, L. absolutio, fr. absolvere to absolve. See Absolve.] 1. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense. “Government . . . granting absolution to the nation.” --Froude. [1913 Webster] 2. (Civil Law) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. (R. C. Ch.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven. [1913 Webster] Note: In the English and other Protestant churches, this act regarded as simply declaratory, not as imparting forgiveness. [1913 Webster] 4. (Eccl.) An absolving from ecclesiastical penalties, -- for example, excommunication. --P. Cyc. [1913 Webster] 5. The form of words by which a penitent is absolved. --Shipley. [1913 Webster] 6. Delivery, in speech. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] Absolution day (R. C. Ch.), Tuesday before Easter. [1913 Webster]

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