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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession; The activity of changing something (art or education or society or morality etc.) so it is no longer under the control or influence of religion.

Usage examples (35)
  • A gradual change, which might be called secularisation, was occurring.
  • Thirdly and quite simply, "secularisation" is not part of the problem.
  • If by 'secularisation' you mean merely that less people are willing to nominally identify with Christianity - who can argue?
  • The recommendations were part of a "secularisation" of the community, and would cause "unbearable circumstances for all for more
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