transitive verb, often capitalized

Definition of babelize

: to confuse especially through the mingling of markedly different languages and cultures : confound the mounting needs of intercourse between Babelized peoples— A. D. Sheffield

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First Known Use of babelize

1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for babelize

babel + -ize

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“Babelize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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