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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Reduce to lay status.

Usage examples (16)
  • laicize the parochial schools
  • Verb (used with object), : to laicize a school; to laicize the office of headmaster
  • Only the other day the local authorities were instigated, I know not by whom -- perhaps by the friends of M. Ferry at St. - Dié, which is not very far off -- to...
  • ( "Emblematic of this anticlerical mindset was the tendency to" laicize "the names of locations with two words of religious significance, by contracting them into one. for more
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