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christianise

Chris·tian·ize
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kris-chuh-nahyz]
    • /ˈkrɪs tʃəˌnaɪz/
    • /krˈɪstʃənˌaɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-chuh-nahyz]
    • /ˈkrɪs tʃəˌnaɪz/

Definitions of christianise word

  • verb with object christianise to make Christian. 1
  • verb with object christianise to imbue with Christian principles. 1
  • verb christianise Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of Christianize. 0

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Origin of christianise

First appearance:

before 1585
One of the 35% oldest English words
First recorded in 1585-95; Christian + -ize

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Parts of speech for Christianise

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

christianise popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

christianise usage trend in Literature

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