desacralization

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de- +‎ sacralization

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desacralization (countable and uncountable, plural desacralizations)

  1. (religion) The reverse of sacralization, and occurs when a formerly dedicated religious structure such as a church or religious school is given over for another purpose outside of the particular religious organization which dedicated it for a sacred purpose.

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