Christianization

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Chris·tian·ize

 (krĭs′chə-nīz′)
tr.v. Chris·tian·ized, chris·tian·iz·ing, Chris·tian·iz·es
1. To take over or adapt in the name of Christianity: pagan monuments Christianized by early missionaries.
2. To convert to Christianity.

Chris′tian·i·za′tion (-chə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
Chris′tian·iz′er n.
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Noun1.Christianization - conversion to Christianity
conversion - a change of religion; "his conversion to the Catholic faith"
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