from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Ablation; detachment.


Borrowing from Latin ablatio ("carrying away") (Wiktionary)


  • In Benedict's view, change in the Church is brought about by what the sculptor called ablatio, or removal — "the removal of what is not really part of the sculpture."

    The Year of two Popes

  • Propter te Deus in hominibus, Spiritus sancti distributio, mortis ablatio, resurrectionis spes.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works


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