romanize

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Roman +‎ -ize

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romanize (third-person singular simple present romanizes, present participle romanizing, simple past and past participle romanized)

  1. (transitive) to put letters or words written in another writing system into the Latin (Roman) alphabet
  2. (transitive, historical, usually capitalized) to bring under the authority or influence of Rome
  3. (transitive, intransitive, usually capitalized) to make Roman in character or style
  4. (transitive, intransitive, usually capitalized) to make Roman Catholic in religion (by conversion), character or style
  5. (transitive) to Latinize; to fill with Latin words or idioms
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

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romanize

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of romanizar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of romanizar
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of romanizar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of romanizar