[ sing-kri-tahyz, sin- ]
/ ˈsɪŋ krɪˌtaɪz, ˈsɪn- /
verb (used with or without object), syn·cre·tized, syn·cre·tiz·ing.
to attempt to combine or unite, as different or opposing principles, parties, etc.
Also especially British, syn·cre·tise.
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British Dictionary definitions for syncretize
/ (ˈsɪŋkrɪˌtaɪz) /
to combine or attempt to combine the characteristic teachings, beliefs, or practices of (differing systems of religion or philosophy)
Derived Formssyncretization or syncretisation, noun
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