Hellenize meaning

hĕlə-nīz
To adopt Greek ways and speech; become Greek.
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To make Greek in character, culture, or civilization.
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To make or become Greek or Hellenistic, as in customs, ideals, form, or language.
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(intransitive) To use the language and culture of the ancient Greeks, to become Hellenistic.
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To make or become Greek in character, language, culture, or civilization.
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Origin of hellenize

  • From Ancient Greek Ἑλληνίζω (Hellēnizō, “to speak Greek, to make Greek, to become Greek”), from Ἕλλην (Hellēn, “Greek”).

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