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Latinize

[lat-n-ahyz]
verb (used with object), Latinized, Latinizing.
1.
to cause to conform to the customs, traditions, beliefs, etc., of the Latins or the Latin Church.
2.
to intermix with Latin elements.
3.
to translate into Latin.
4.
to make Latin-American in character: The influx of Cuban immigrants has Latinized Miami.
5.
Romanize ( def 3 ).
verb (used without object), Latinized, Latinizing.
6.
to use words and phrases from Latin: He Latinizes in his poetry.
Also, especially British, Latinise.


Origin:
1580–90; < Late Latin latīnīzāre to translate into Latin. See Latin, -ize

Latinization, noun
de-Latinization, noun
half-Latinized, adjective
un-Latinized, adjective
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Latinize or Latinise (ˈlætɪˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to translate into Latin or Latinisms
2.  to transliterate into the Latin alphabet
3.  to cause to acquire Latin style or customs
4.  to bring Roman Catholic influence to bear upon (the form of religious ceremonies, etc)
 
Latinise or Latinise
 
vb
 
Latini'zation or Latinise
 
n
 
Latini'sation or Latinise
 
n
 
'Latinizer or Latinise
 
n
 
'Latiniser or Latinise
 
n

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