probably from French déchristianiser, from dé- de- (from Old French des-) + christianiser to Christianize, from Middle French, from Latin christianus Christian + Middle French -iser -ize
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“Dechristianize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dechristianize. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.
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