conversionary


conversionary
con·ver·sion·ary

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  • conversion — conversional, conversionary /keuhn verr zheuh ner ee, sheuh /, adj. /keuhn verr zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of converting; state of being converted. 2. change in character, form, or function. 3. spiritual change from sinfulness to… …   Universalium

  • conversion — /kənˈvɜʒən / (say kuhn verzhuhn), / vɜʃən/ (say vershuhn) noun 1. the act of converting. 2. the state of being converted. 3. change in character, form, or function. 4. spiritual change from sinfulness to righteousness. 5. change from one religion …   Australian English dictionary

  • conversion — [kən vʉr′zhən, kən vʉr′shən] n. [ME conversioun < OFr conversion < L conversio < pp. of convertere: see CONVERT] 1. a converting or being converted; specif., a) a change from lack of faith to religious belief; adoption of a religion b) a …   English World dictionary