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English definition of “evangelize”


verb [T] (RELIGION) (usually evangelise)     /ɪˈvæn.dʒə.laɪz/ UK
to try to persuade people to become Christians Religious practices evangelism     /-lɪ.zəm/ noun [U] Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of evangelize verb (RELIGION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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