Christianize

verb
Chris·​tian·​ize | \ ˈkris-chə-ˌnīz How to pronounce Christianize (audio) , ˈkrish-\
Christianized; Christianizing

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Christianization \ ˌkris-​chə-​nə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce Christianization (audio) , ˌkrish-​ \ noun

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1593, in the meaning defined above

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