secularise
British variant of secularize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sécularisé — sécularisé, ée (sé ku la ri zé) part. passé de séculariser. Un monastère sécularisé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • secularise — (Brit.) v. make secular; make nonreligious; make worldly (also secularize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • secularisé — Secularisé, [secularis]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • secularise — secular ► ADJECTIVE 1) not religious, sacred, or spiritual. 2) (of clergy) not subject to or bound by religious rule. 3) Astronomy denoting slow changes in the motion of the sun or planets. 4) Economics (of a fluctuation or trend) occurring or… …   English terms dictionary

  • secularise — UK [ˈsekjʊləraɪz] / US [ˈsekjələrˌaɪz] secularize …   English dictionary

  • secularise — /ˈsɛkjələraɪz/ (say sekyuhluhruyz) verb (t) (secularised, secularising) 1. to make secular; separate from religious or spiritual connection or influences; make worldly or unspiritual; imbue with secularism. 2. to change (clergy) from regular to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • secularise — verb make secular and draw away from a religious orientation Ataturk secularized Turkey • Syn: ↑secularize • Derivationally related forms: ↑secularisation, ↑secularization (for: ↑secularize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • secularises — secularise (Brit.) v. make secular; make nonreligious; make worldly (also secularize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • secularising — secularise (Brit.) v. make secular; make nonreligious; make worldly (also secularize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • séculariser — [ sekylarize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1586 ; du lat. relig. sæcularis→ séculier ♦ Relig. 1 ♦ Faire passer de l état régulier à l état séculier. Séculariser un monastère. « l infirmière du quartier, qui est une religieuse sécularisée »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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