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hypostasize

[hahy-pos-tuh-sahyz, hi-] /haɪˈpɒs təˌsaɪz, hɪ-/
verb (used with object), hypostasized, hypostasizing.
1.
to assume the reality of (an idea, proposition, etc.); hypostatize.
Also, especially British, hypostasise.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; hypostas(is) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for hypostasise

hypostasize

/haɪˈpɒstəˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
another word for hypostatize
Derived Forms
hypostasization, hypostasisation, noun
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