mis|sion|ize «MIHSH uh nyz», verb, -ized, -iz|ing.
to send missionaries or missions; establish a religious mission or missions: »

All three religions…have been actively missionizing (Alfred L. Kroeber).

to send missionaries or missions to; convert through evangelizing.

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

  • mis|sion|ar|y — «MIHSH uh NEHR ee», noun, plural ar|ies, adjective. –n. 1. a person sent on the work of a religious mission: »the missionary went to Africa to convert people to Christianity. 2. a person who works to advance some cause or idea. 3. Obsolete. an… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dis|il|lu|sion|ize — «DIHS ih LOO zhuh nyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. = disillusion. (Cf. ↑disillusion) …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|mul|sion|ize — «ih MUHL shuh nyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. = emulsify. (Cf. ↑emulsify) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ad|mis|sion — «ad MIHSH uhn», noun. 1. a) the act of allowing (a person, animal, or group) to enter; entrance: »the admission of aliens into a country, the admission of Kentucky as a state into the Union. His admission into the hospital was delayed for lack of …   Useful english dictionary

  • com|mis|sion|aire — «kuh MIHSH uh NAIR», noun. 1. Especially British and Canadian. a person entrusted with small errands or duties, such as that of doorman, messenger, or porter: »I said that I would see her at once and a few moments later the commissionaire brought …   Useful english dictionary

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