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verb (used with or without object), pa·pal·ized, pa·pal·iz·ing.
  1. to become or render papal.
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Also especially British, pa·pal·ise.

Origin of papalize

First recorded in 1615–25; papal + -ize
Related formspa·pal·i·za·tion, noun
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Historical Examples

  • He believed that he had been divinely appointed to Papalize England.

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