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verb mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing, mis·sion·iz·es verb, intransitive
To do missionary work.verb, transitive
- To perform missionary work in or among.
- To bring under the influence or control of a mission: “Eastern Apaches in what is now Texas were even missionized—briefly—in the eighteenth century” (William Brandon).