hypostasize

[ hahy-pos-tuh-sahyz, hi- ]
/ haɪˈpɒs təˌsaɪz, hɪ- /

verb (used with object), hy·pos·ta·sized, hy·pos·ta·siz·ing.

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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 hypostasize

hypostasize

hypostasise

/ (haɪˈpɒstəˌsaɪz) /

verb

another word for hypostatize

Derived forms of hypostasize

hypostasization or hypostasisation, noun
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