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(ˈkriːəʊˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
(Languages) to make (a language) become a creole


(ˈkri əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -lized, -liz•ing.
to develop (a language) into a creole.
cre`o•li•za′tion, n.


- To relax in an elegant fashion in a warm climate.
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Verb1.creolize - develop into a creole; "pidgins often creolize"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
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Taro's memory and knowledge are multigenerational, multispatial and multitemporal; he embodies creolisation, and had done so even before he left his homeland.
Ce maelstrom anthropologique et environnemental s'appelle la creolisation.
Ertebolle pottery in southern Sweden--a question of handicraft, networks, and creolisation in a period of neolithisation.
BACK IN 2009, Nicolas Bourriaud explained in the manifesto accompanying his "Altermodern" exhibition at Tate Britain in London that "multiculturalism and identity is [sic] being overtaken by creolisation.
Duruz, 2010; Flowers and Swan, 2012), referencing the work of cultural geographers Ian Cook and Philip Crang (1996), who reject concepts of culinary mosaics, creolisation and hybridity to name contemporary (British) food and identities.
De plus, les merveilles de la creolisation dans le mariage
Today we witness a transition to either regional, and even "pan-European," histories, serving a different set of political goals from those so familiar from the recent past, or transnational narratives heeding not the monolithic projects of the nation state, of which earlier literary histories across Europe were representative, but rather the processes of exile, emigration, creolisation, and the hybridization of languages.
Points of intersection between Atlantic cultures and such processes as creolisation, hybridity, and translation help to reveal how cultures have been reworked and reinscribed by the transatlantic movement of people, ideas, and cultural artifacts.
necessarily had to go through the stages of pidginisation, creolisation and decreolization" (2013: 142).
Notwithstanding useful sociological concepts like pluralism, notions of compartmentalisation, creolisation and hybridity, the fact is that race is an important dimension of Jamaican society and culture.
Although they hint at the potentialities of creolisation as a transformative force, they dwell much more on creoleness, as an identity, as a condition, and as a background for the stories they write.
But their co-presence, their mutual imbrication, and their creolisation need to be better appreciated.