latinize

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verb lat·in·ize \ˈla-tə-ˌnīz\
variants: or

Latinize

Definition of latinize

latinized

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latinizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a obsolete :  to translate into Latinb :  to give a Latin form toc :  to introduce Latinisms intod :  romanize 2

  3. 2 :  to make Latin or Italian in doctrine, ideas, or traits; specifically :  to cause to resemble the Roman Catholic Church

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to use Latinisms

  6. 2 :  to exhibit the influence of the Romans or of the Roman Catholic Church

latinization

play \ˌla-tə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌlat-nə-\ or

Latinization

noun

1589

First Known Use of latinize

1589

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