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to mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing

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observe or perform with dignity or gravity

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perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies

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make solemn and grave

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He said it took him six hours-repeat, six hours-to get his birth certificate at the PSA, a prerequisite when he applied for a license to solemnize marriages the first time around.
Unsatisfied with the provisions governing marriage commissioners in their provinces, humanists in British Columbia and Quebec have unsuccessfully applied to their provinces for the right to solemnize their own weddings.
Reverend Ramsey says he was very disappointed at not being able to solemnize his first same-sex marriage before the Alabama Supreme Court issued its order, but is optimistic about the prospects of being able to do so soon, given a thumbs-up from the U.
Before SB 1073's approval, the panel added language specifying that no person authorized to solemnize marriage or civil unions would be required to preside over a marriage or civil union he did not wish to solemnize.
Meanwhile, religious institutions could decide what kind of unions to solemnize.
The volume concludes with Paolo da Col's essay on the (musical) composer Cristoforo da Feltre (curate of the parish of Pederobba) and his work--he was the only one of the four musicians summoned to Belluno in May 1406 to solemnize the first mass celebrated at the Cathedral of St.
Sekulow said the prayer is constitutional - and the lower court is wrong - because the prayer was not used to evangelize - but to solemnize - the occasion.
Ayesha Sarfraz Malik had lodged case that Faiz Tamman house arrested her younger sister Eman Sarfraz and after solemnize Nikkah, tortured her and now was hurling threats of dire consequences.
It is the same provision of law (specifically Article 7, Section 2) which gives the civil registrar general the power to issue certificates of registration of authority to solemnize marriage to solemnizing officers.
It is irrational to allow humanists to solemnize marriages if, and only if, they falsely declare that they are a 'religion,'" ruled the unanimous court.
He said it was the first time in his seven years in service that he was asked to use smart phones to solemnize a marriage.
It also means their right to preach and teach their beliefs related to marriage; the right of religious schools to hire staff who respect their doctrines and practices; the right of justices of the peace and civil marriage commissioners to refuse to solemnize marriages not in accordance with their beliefs; and the right of churches to maintain their charitable status.
District Court Judge issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) requiring the Santa Fe Independent School District to allow a student elected volunteer to deliver a message, which could include a "courteous, reverent, solemnizing 'prayer, blessing, invocation, or reference to a deity' as her choice of message to solemnize the football games this season.
The Local Government Code grants the mayor the power to solemnize marriages as part of his or her powers, duties, functions and compensation as chief executive.
As they all take part in the "talakayan," they take with them the concerns of their respective constituents or the very people they serve as they officiate or solemnize marriages.