Definition of Pontification

1. Noun. The act of pontificating ¹



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Definition of Pontification

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontification

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ponties
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pontification (current term)
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Literary usage of Pontification

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1. Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion, and Other Various by John Strype (1824)
"But Christ's pontification is celestial, without succession in this world; and not passable ever to any other person in earth. For that Christ is pontifex ..."

2. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"But there is also a kind of consensus emerging that this a matter best handled not by way of a general pontification or rigid model to be applied to each ..."

3. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"But there is also a kind of consensus emerging that this a matter best handled not by way of a general pontification or rigid model to be applied to each ..."

4. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"But there is also a kind of consensus emerging that this a matter best handled not by way of a general pontification or rigid model to be applied to each ..."

5. Young Humphry Davy: The Making of an Experimental Chemist by June Z. Fullmer (2000)
"In his published paper his eagerness to sway his readers led him to a brief but crisp pontification. "Of two phenomena, or of two series of phenomena" he ..."

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