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English definition of “evangelize”


verb uk (usually evangelise)   /ɪˈvæn.dʒə.laɪz/ UK us  

evangelize verb (OPINIONS)

[I] to talk about how good you think something is: I wish she would stop evangelizing about the virtues of free market economics.Ways of talking

evangelize verb (RELIGION)

[T] to try to persuade people to become ChristiansReligious practices
noun [U] uk   /-lɪ.zəm/ us  
Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of evangelize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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