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Noun: secularization  sek-yu-lu-ru'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,sek-yu-lu-rI'zey-shun [Brit]
  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
    - secularisation [Brit]
  2. Transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession
    - secularisation [Brit]

Derived forms: secularizations

Type of: change, transfer, transference

Encyclopedia: Secularization