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Definition of "impetration" [im•pe•tra•tion]

  • The act of impetrating, or obtaining by petition or entreaty. (noun)
  • The obtaining of benefice from Rome by solicitation, which benefice belonged to the disposal of the king or other lay patron of the realm. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "impetration" in a sentence
  • "A general impetration is asserted by some and denied by others, but none pretend to a general application of Christ's death for the salvation of all."
  • "So chap.v. 18, “By the righteousness of one” (that is, his impetration), “the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life,” in the application."
  • "Of this, much I shall not speak, having considered the thing itself under the notion of impetration already; only, I shall add some few observations proper to that particular of the controversy which we have in hand."
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