[ pros-uh-li-tahyz ]
/ ˈprɒs ə lɪˌtaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), pros·e·lyt·ized, pros·e·lyt·iz·ing.
to convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte; recruit to a religion or other belief system.
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Also especially British, pros·e·lyt·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM proselytizepros·e·lyt·is·tic [pros-uh-li-tis-tik, -lahy-], /ˌprɒs ə lɪˈtɪs tɪk, -laɪ-/, adjectivepros·e·lyt·i·za·tion [pros-uh-luh-tahy-zey-shuhn], /ˌprɒs ə ləˌtaɪˈzeɪ ʃən/, nounpros·e·lyt·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for proselytize
/ (ˈprɒsɪlɪˌtaɪz) /
to convert (someone) from one religious faith to another
Derived forms of proselytizeproselytization or proselytisation, nounproselytizer or proselytiser, noun
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