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homologate

[ huh-mol-uh-geyt, hoh- ]
/ h蓹藞m蓲l 蓹藢ge瑟t, ho蕣- /
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verb (used with object), ho路mol路o路gat路ed, ho路mol路o路gat路ing.
to approve; confirm or ratify.
to register (a specific make of automobile in general production) so as to make it eligible for international racing competition.
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Origin of homologate

1635鈥45; <Medieval Latin homolog膩tus (past participle of homolog膩re<Greek homologe卯n to agree to, allow); see -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM homologate

ho路mol路o路ga路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for homologate

homologate
/ (h蓲藞m蓲l蓹藢伞e瑟t) /

verb (tr)
mainly Scots law to approve or ratify (a deed or contract, esp one that is defective)
law to confirm (a proceeding, etc)
to recognize (a particular type of car or car component) as a production model or component rather than a prototype, as in making it eligible for a motor race

Derived forms of homologate

homologation, noun

Word Origin for homologate

C17: from Medieval Latin homolog膩re to agree, from Greek homologein to approve, from homologos agreeing, from homo- + legein to speak
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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