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Grecize

[gree-sahyz] /ˈgri saɪz/
verb (used with object), Grecized, Grecizing.
1.
to impart Greek characteristics to.
2.
to translate into Greek.
verb (used without object), Grecized, Grecizing.
3.
to conform to what is Greek; adopt Greek speech, customs, etc.
Also, grecize; especially British, Graecize.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin graecizāre to imitate the Greeks < Greek graikízein to speak Greek; see -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for Grecize

Graecize

/ˈɡriːsaɪz/
verb
1.
another word for Hellenize
Word Origin
C17: from Latin graecizāre to imitate the Greeks, from Greek graikizein

Grecize

/ˈɡriːsaɪz/
verb
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of Graecize
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