noun see desacralize

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  • desacralization — noun The reverse of sacralization, and occurs when a formerly dedicated religious structure such as a church or religious school is given over for another purpose outside of the particular religious organization which dedicated it for a sacred… …   Wiktionary

  • desacralization — de·sa·cral·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • desacralization — (|)dēˌsākrələ̇|zāshən noun ( s) : the act of desacralizing or state of being desacralized …   Useful english dictionary

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