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Babelized

[bey-buh-lahyzd, bab-uh-] /ˈbeɪ bəˌlaɪzd, ˈbæb ə-/
adjective, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
reduced to complete confusion or meaninglessness.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; Babelize + -ed2

Babelize

[bey-buh-lahyz, bab-uh-] /ˈbeɪ bəˌlaɪz, ˈbæb ə-/
verb (used with object), Babelized, Babelizing. (sometimes lowercase)
1.
to make a confusion of (customs, languages, usages, etc.); cause to be mixed or unintelligible; confound.
Also, especially British, Babelise.
Origin
1590-1600; Babel + -ize
Related forms
Babelization, noun
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