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decreolize

[ dee-kree-uh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, Linguistics.
, de·cre·o·lized, de·cre·o·liz·ing.
  1. to modify (a creole language) in the direction of a standard form of the language on which most of the vocabulary of the creole is based.


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  • de·creo·li·zation noun

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