[ ver-nak-yuh-luh-rahyz, vuh-nak- ]
/ vərˈnæk yə ləˌraɪz, vəˈnæk- /
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verb (used with object), ver·nac·u·lar·ized, ver·nac·u·lar·iz·ing.
to translate into the natural speech peculiar to a people.
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Also especially British, ver·nac·u·lar·ise .
Origin of vernacularize
First recorded in 1815–25; vernacular + -ize
OTHER WORDS FROM vernacularizever·nac·u·lar·i·za·tion, noun
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