verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1826 intransitive verb to carry on missionary work transitive verb to do missionary work among • missionization nounmissionizer noun

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  • missionize — [mish′ənīz΄] vi., vt. missionized, missionizing to do missionary work (in or among) …   English World dictionary

  • missionize — /mish euh nuyz /, v., missionized, missionizing. v.i. 1. to conduct missionary work. v.t. 2. to conduct missionary work in or among. Also, esp. Brit., missionise. [1820 30; MISSION + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • missionize — verb /ˈmɪʃənʌɪz/ a) To work as a missionary; to do missionary work. b) To do missionary work among (a people) or in (a particular place) …   Wiktionary

  • missionize — mis·sion·ize …   English syllables

  • missionize — mis•sion•ize [[t]ˈmɪʃ əˌnaɪz[/t]] v. ized, iz•ing 1) cvb rel to conduct missionary work 2) cvb rel to conduct missionary work in or among …   From formal English to slang

  • missionize — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Llull, Ramón — (Raymond Lull) (ca. 1232–1316)    Recent scholarship has discovered that this Catalan theologian, teacher, and mystic espoused one of the most open minded attitudes toward the representatives of non Christian religions during the Middle Ages,… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • mis|sion|a|rize — «MIHSH uh nuh ryz», intransitive verb, transitive verb, rized, riz|ing. = missionize. (Cf. ↑missionize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • missionization — noun see missionize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • missionizer — noun see missionize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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