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English definition of “baptize”

baptize

verb [T usually passive] uk (UK usually baptise)   /bæpˈtaɪz/ us  
to make someone officially a member of the Christian Church in a service of baptism: [+ obj + noun ] Were you baptized a Catholic?
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