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creolize

[kree-uh-lahyz] /ˈkri əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), creolized, creolizing.
1.
to render (a language) creolized.
verb (used without object), creolized, creolizing.
2.
to become creolized.
Also, especially British, creolise.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; Creole + -ize
Related forms
creolization, noun
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  • His research interests include creolization in the arts, folk music, and film noir.

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