(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Secularized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Secularizing (?).] [Cf. F. sculariser.] 1. To convert from regular or monastic into secular; as, to secularize a priest or a monk.
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2. To convert from spiritual to secular or common use; as, to secularize a church, or church property.
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At the Reformation the abbey was secularized.
W. Coxe.
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3. To make worldly or unspiritual. Bp. Horsley.
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