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  • n. Incorrect capitalization of Latinization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of Latinizing, as a word, language, or country.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of rendering into Latin. Also spelled Latinisation.


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  • Even after 5 century of "latinization", it didn't take long to have many far-apart dialects in the ancient Romain Emprire territory. WHEN FRENCH PREFERS ENGLISH.

  • 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 Sole Paradisus Terrestris, i.e. the Earthly Paradise of "Park in Sun."

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  • 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 a slow stretcher to take them out and run the clock.

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  • For example, the work "Mappae Clavicula" (little key to the table) may be a mistranslation of Baphes kleis (Key to tinting) via latinization as Baphae clavicula and alteration of Baphae to Mappae by a scribe.

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  • The macaque's genus name, Macaca, is a latinization of the Bantu Kongo ma-kako,3 meaning "monkey".

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  • “Camera Stellata” has the ring of authority because of the Latin, but it is historically quite commmon for English law to Latinize words from other languages eg, “murder,” a latinization of Old English morder, and quo warranto, a made-up Latin phrase from the Anglo-French warrant.

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  • The Benedictine Monks prowl around in long black cassocks muttering darkly the de-latinization of our youth and the decline in the relevance of the Saints.

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  • In other words, the trend is towards the latinization process in the United States.

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  • The latinization of the dioceses was complete in the sixteenth century.

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  • In Sicily the latinization was, for two reasons, accomplished more easily and radically.

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