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baptize

verb [T] ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/bæpˈtaɪz/ US  /ˈbæptaɪz/
to perform a baptism ceremony for someoneReligious ceremonies and prayers
Translations of “baptize”
in Korean 세례식을 하다…
in Arabic يُعَمِّد…
in French baptiser…
in Turkish vaftiz etmek…
in Italian battezzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以洗禮方式使某人加入基督教教會, 施洗…
in Russian крестить…
in Polish chrzcić…
in Spanish bautizar…
in Portuguese batizar…
in German taufen…
in Catalan batejar…
in Japanese ~に洗礼を施す…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以洗礼方式使某人加入基督教教会…
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