[ nee-ol-uh-jahyz ]
/ niˈɒl əˌdʒaɪz /
verb (used without object), ne·ol·o·gized, ne·ol·o·giz·ing.
to make or use new words or create new meanings for existing words.
to devise or accept new religious doctrines.
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Also especially British, ne·ol·o·gise.
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British Dictionary definitions for neologize
/ (nɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz) /
(intr) to invent or use neologisms
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