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no object To hold or express Arminian views. Also with object: to render Arminian; to convert or conform to Arminian ideas.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Montagu (bap. 1575, d. 1641), bishop of Norwich and religious controversialist. From Arminian + -ize.
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