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syncretize

[ sing-kri-tahyz, sin- ]
/ 藞s瑟艐 kr瑟藢ta瑟z, 藞s瑟n- /
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verb (used with or without object), syn路cre路tized, syn路cre路tiz路ing.
to attempt to combine or unite, as different or opposing principles, parties, etc.
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Origin of syncretize

1665鈥75; <New Latin syncr膿tiz膩re<Greek synkr膿t铆zein to form a confederation, equivalent to syn-syn- + Kr膿t- (stem of Kr岣梥) a Cretan + -izein-ize; see syncretism
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British Dictionary definitions for syncretize

syncretize

syncretise

/ (藞s瑟艐kr瑟藢ta瑟z) /

verb
to combine or attempt to combine the characteristic teachings, beliefs, or practices of (differing systems of religion or philosophy)

Derived forms of syncretize

syncretization or syncretisation, noun
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