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evangelize

[ ih-van-juh-lahyz ]
/ 瑟藞v忙n d蕭蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), e路van路ge路lized, e路van路ge路liz路ing.
to preach the gospel to.
to convert to Christianity.
verb (used without object), e路van路ge路lized, e路van路ge路liz路ing.
to preach the gospel; act as an evangelist.

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Also especially British, e路van路ge路lise .

Origin of evangelize

1350鈥1400; Middle English evangelisen<Late Latin evangeliz膩re<Late Greek euangel铆zein.See evangel1, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM evangelize

e路van路ge路li路za路tion, noune路van路ge路liz路er, nounun路e路van路ge路lized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for evangelize

evangelize

evangelise

/ (瑟藞v忙nd蕭瑟藢la瑟z) /

verb
to preach the Christian gospel or a particular interpretation of it (to)
(intr) to advocate a cause with the object of making converts

Derived forms of evangelize

evangelization or evangelisation, nounevangelizer or evangeliser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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