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Laicism refers to the policies and principles where the state plays a more active role in excluding religious visibility from the public domain.[1]

Secularism in France has been described to be laicist in its form.[2]

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  1. ^ Kuru, Ahmet T. (2009). Secularism and State Policies toward Religion. Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511815096.
  2. ^ Winkler, Elizabeth (7 January 2016). "Is it Time for France to Abandon Laïcité?". The New Republic. Retrieved 30 August 2022.