Definition of creolize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

creolize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈkriːəlaɪz//
 
, also BrE//ˈkrɪəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they creolize
BrE BrE//ˈkriːəlaɪz//
 
, also BrE//ˈkrɪəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it creolizes
BrE BrE//ˈkriːəlaɪzɪz//
 
, BrE//ˈkrɪəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple creolized
BrE BrE//ˈkriːəlaɪzd//
 
, BrE//ˈkrɪəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːəlaɪzd//
 
past participle creolized
BrE BrE//ˈkriːəlaɪzd//
 
, BrE//ˈkrɪəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form creolizing
BrE BrE//ˈkriːəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
, BrE//ˈkrɪəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkriːəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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creolize something (linguistics) to change a language by combining it with a language from another place Creolized forms of Latin were spoken in various parts of Europe.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: creolize