Laicize



[ley-uh-sahyz] /ˈleɪ əˌsaɪz/

verb (used with object), laicized, laicizing.
1.
to remove the clerical character or nature of; secularize:
to laicize a school; to laicize the office of headmaster.
/ˈleɪɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to withdraw clerical or ecclesiastical character or status from (an institution, building, etc)

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