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hypostasize

[hahy-pos-tuh-sahyz, hi-]
verb (used with object), hy·pos·ta·sized, hy·pos·ta·siz·ing.
  1. to assume the reality of (an idea, proposition, etc.); hypostatize.
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Also especially British, hy·pos·ta·sise.

Origin of hypostasize

First recorded in 1800–10; hypostas(is) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for hypostasised

hypostasize

hypostasise

verb
  1. another word for hypostatize
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Derived Formshypostasization or hypostasisation, noun
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