hellenize

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verb, often capitalized hel·le·nize \ˈhe-lə-ˌnīz\

Definition of hellenize

hellenized

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hellenizing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become Greek or Hellenistic

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to make Greek or Hellenistic in form or culture

hellenization

play \ˌhe-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, often capitalized

1614

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1614

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