dechristianize

Christianize

[kris-chuh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), Christianized, Christianizing.
1.
to make Christian.
2.
to imbue with Christian principles.
Also, especially British, Christianise.


Origin:
1585–95; Christian + -ize

Christianization, noun
Christianizer, noun
de-Christianize, verb, de-Christianized, de-Christianizing.
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Christianize or Christianise (ˈkrɪstʃəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make Christian or convert to Christianity
2.  to imbue with Christian principles, spirit, or outlook
 
Christianise or Christianise
 
vb
 
Christiani'zation or Christianise
 
n
 
Christiani'sation or Christianise
 
n
 
'Christianizer or Christianise
 
n
 
'Christianiser or Christianise
 
n

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