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missionize

[mish-uh-nahyz]
verb (used without object), mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing.
  1. to conduct missionary work.
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verb (used with object), mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing.
  1. to conduct missionary work in or among.
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Also especially British, mis·sion·ise.

Origin of missionize

First recorded in 1820–30; mission + -ize
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Examples from the Web for missionize

Historical Examples

  • This was the last attempt made by the Spaniards to missionize the Yumas.

    The Old Franciscan Missions Of California

    George Wharton James