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secularize

sec·u·lar·ize

secularize

 
pronunciation:
sek y l raIz
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: secularized, secularizes, secularizing
definition: to take away the religious aspects, associations, or ownership of.
The new government secularized the church colleges.
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derivations: secularization (n.), secularizer (n.)