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English definition of “secularize”

secularize

verb [T] uk (UK usually secularise)   /ˈsek.jʊ.lər.aɪz/ us    /-jə.lə.raɪz/
When something is secularized, religious influence, power, or control is removed from it: He claims that Western secularized society makes it difficult to live as a Christian.Society - general words
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