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missionize

[ mish-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈmɪʃ əˌnaɪz /
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verb (used without object), mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing.

to conduct missionary work.

verb (used with object), mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing.

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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