Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: secularisation  ,sek-yu-lu-rI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: secularization)
  1. The activity of changing something (art or education or society or morality etc.) so it is no longer under the control or influence of religion
    - secularization
  2. Transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
    - secularization

Derived forms: secularisations

Type of: change, transfer, transference

Encyclopedia: Secularisation