proselytize Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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proselytizeverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈprɑs·ə·lɪˌtɑɪz/
to ​try to ​persuade someone to ​change his or her ​religiousbeliefs, ​politicalparty, etc., to ​your own: [I] Missionaries were ​sent to proselytize in ​ruralareas of the ​country.
(Definition of proselytize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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proselytizeverb [I]

disapproving formal (UK usually proselytise) uk   /ˈprɒs.əl.ɪ.taɪz/  us   /ˈprɑː.sə.lɪ-/
to ​try to ​persuade someone to ​changetheirreligious or ​politicalbeliefs or way of ​living to ​your own: He was also ​remarkable for the proselytizing ​zeal with which he ​wrote his ​politicalpamphlets. Television has ​provided the ​evangelists with ​yet another ​platform for ​their proselytizing.
noun [C] formal (UK usually proselytiser) uk   /ˌprɒs.əl.ɪˈtaɪ.zər/  us   /ˌprɑː.səl.ɪ.taɪ.zɚ/
(Definition of proselytize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proselytize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使改变(宗教、政治信仰或生活方式)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使改變(宗教、政治信仰或生活方式)…
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