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Definition of creolize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

creolize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈkriəˌlaɪz//
 
creolize something (linguistics)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they creolize
 
he / she / it creolizes
 
past simple creolized
 
-ing form creolizing
 
 
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to change a language by combining it with a language from another place Creolized forms of Latin were spoken in various parts of Europe.
creolization
 
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NAmE//ˌkriələɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
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