transitive verb
sanc·​tu·​a·​rize | \ ˈsaŋ(k)chəwəˌrīz \

Definition of sanctuarize

: to shelter by a sanctuary or sacred privileges no place indeed should murther sanctuarize; revenge should have no bounds— Shakespeare

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sanctuary entry 1 + -ize

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“Sanctuarize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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