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creolize

[ kree-uh-lahyz ]
/ 藞kri 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), cre路o路lized, cre路o路liz路ing.
to cause (a pidgin or other language) to become a creole language, the evolved native language of a speech community.
verb (used without object), cre路o路lized, cre路o路liz路ing.
to evolve from a pidgin and become a creole language, the evolved native language of a speech community.
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Also especially British, cre路o路lise .

Origin of creolize

First recorded in 1810鈥20; Creole + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM creolize

cre路o路li路za路tion [kree-uh-lahy-zey-shuhn], /藢kri 蓹 la瑟藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n/, noun
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