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Edification Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    edification n : uplifting enlightenment [syn: sophistication]
Edification Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Edification \Ed`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [L. aedificatio: cf. F. ['e]dification. See Edify.]
  1. The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; instruction. The assured edification of his church. --Bp. Hall. Out of these magazines I shall supply the town with what may tend to their edification. --Addison.
  2. A building or edifice. [Obs.] --Bullokar.
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    * Each of us, as members of the Body of Christ, has been given at least one spiritual gift. Besides this, there are the natural abilities with which God has endowed us. He intends these to primarily be used for the edification of the Body of believers. There is no such thing as a private gift (Rom. 126-8). - Bruce Kemper

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      Finally the edification pendulum is starting to swing in a more comprehensive and benign direction. Educational bureaucrats have started to realize that turning content standards into instructional dogma in hopes of raising standardized state test scores may not be the best practice to ensure a Read more on this news related to 'Edification'
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      Why can't you lay off Anwar - even after the Death of Karpal, looes? The preamble is about Karpal's point of view. Take Terence's word 'Abide' for example.., do you know what it really means? If not go look up Luke 24:29 NKJV for your own edification. Kelantan PAS insist that they need to abide by the Laws of Pre-Medieval Hejaz Desert Tribes. T Read more on this news related to 'Edification'

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