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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The spread of Roman culture, law, and language; Also: The act of translating into the language of Ancient Rome; Also: The act of following or resembling the Roman Catholic Church in dogma or practices. (Should be capitalized)

Usage examples (14)
  • Even after 5 century of "latinization", it didn't take long to have many far-apart dialects in the ancient Romain Emprire territory.
  • Recently, the most disturbing aspect of the "latinization" of the J. League has been extreme time-wasting, performed usually by players rolling around while waiting for...
  • With Holyoak's rendering of his own name we may compare Parkinson's "latinization" of his name in his famous book on gardening (1629), which bears the title Paradisi in...
  • In other words, the trend is towards the latinization process in the United States. for more
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