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Hebraize

[hee-brey-ahyz, -bree-] /ˈhi breɪˌaɪz, -bri-/
verb (used without object), Hebraized, Hebraizing.
1.
to use expressions or constructions distinctive of the Hebrew language.
verb (used with object), Hebraized, Hebraizing.
2.
to make conformable to the spirit, character, principles, or practices of the Hebrew people.
Also, Hebraicize; especially British, Hebraise.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Late Greek Hebraízein to speak Hebrew, behave like a Jew. See Hebrew, -ize
Related forms
Hebraization, noun
Hebraizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hebraised

Hebraize

/ˈhiːbreɪˌaɪz/
verb
1.
to become or cause to become Hebrew or Hebraic
Derived Forms
Hebraization, Hebraisation, noun
Hebraizer, Hebraiser, noun
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