Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An instance or act of evangelism or other activities, as educational or hospital work; An instance or act of attempting to persuade or convert others.

Usage examples (7)
  • The missionization wouldn't have been any worse than if the Aztecs had invaded, say, southern California and conquered the Chumash.
  • That's an alibi for missionization that would work anywhere in the colonized world, and it erases the entire notion of unequal power dynamics, etc.
  • Accordingly plans were being formulated for the colonization and missionization of
  • We are also moving quite aggressively into the area of low cost ISR Programs, which we term aircraft missionization. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.