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Ro•man•ize



Pronunciation: (rō'mu-nīz"), [key]
v., -ized, -iz•ing.


v.t.
1. to make Roman Catholic.
2. (often l.c.) to make Roman in character.
3. (often l.c.) to render in the Latin alphabet, esp. a language traditionally written in a different system, as Chinese or Japanese.

v.i.
1. to conform to Roman Catholic doctrine and practices; to become Roman Catholic.
2. (often l.c.) to follow Roman practices. Also, esp. Brit.,Ro'man•ise".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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