noun. transfer of property from ecclesiastical to civil possession.
noun. 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.
- take away
- stay in place
Example sentences of the word secularization
1. Noun, singular or mass
The glory years of the mission ended when Mexico enacted secularization laws that granted or sold much of the church property to private citizens.