Examples of secularize in a Sentence
attempts to secularize the government
The government secularized the hospital.
Recent Examples of secularize from the Web
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has little enthusiasm for public schools — secularized by Napoleon and well-suited for a pluralistic society.
The building was secularized during the French Revolution and designated as a burial space for exceptional French citizens.
The naming restrictions are part of a broader government effort to secularize Xinjiang, which is home to roughly 10 million Uighurs, a Turkic people who mostly follow Sunni Islam.
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First Known Use of secularize
SECULARIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of secularize for English Language Learners
: to take religion out of (something) : to make (something) secular
: to transfer the ownership or control of (something) from a religious organization to the state
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