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Ro·man·ize

 (rō′mə-nīz′)
tr.v. Ro·man·ized, Ro·man·iz·ing, Ro·man·iz·es
1. To convert (a person) to Roman Catholicism.
2. To make Roman in character, allegiance, or style.
3. often romanize To write or transliterate in the Latin alphabet.

Ro′man·i·za′tion (-mə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

Romanize

(ˈrəʊməˌnaɪz) or

Romanise

vb
1. (Roman Catholic Church) (tr) to impart a Roman Catholic character to (a ceremony, practice, etc)
2. (Roman Catholic Church) (intr) to be converted to Roman Catholicism
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (tr) to transcribe or transliterate (a language) into the Roman alphabet
4. (Historical Terms) to make Roman in character, allegiance, style, etc
ˌRomaniˈzation, ˌRomaniˈsation n

Ro•man•ize

(ˈroʊ məˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
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.
Ro`man•i•za′tion, n.

Romanize


Past participle: Romanized
Gerund: Romanizing

Imperative
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Romanize
Present
I Romanize
you Romanize
he/she/it Romanizes
we Romanize
you Romanize
they Romanize
Preterite
I Romanized
you Romanized
he/she/it Romanized
we Romanized
you Romanized
they Romanized
Present Continuous
I am Romanizing
you are Romanizing
he/she/it is Romanizing
we are Romanizing
you are Romanizing
they are Romanizing
Present Perfect
I have Romanized
you have Romanized
he/she/it has Romanized
we have Romanized
you have Romanized
they have Romanized
Past Continuous
I was Romanizing
you were Romanizing
he/she/it was Romanizing
we were Romanizing
you were Romanizing
they were Romanizing
Past Perfect
I had Romanized
you had Romanized
he/she/it had Romanized
we had Romanized
you had Romanized
they had Romanized
Future
I will Romanize
you will Romanize
he/she/it will Romanize
we will Romanize
you will Romanize
they will Romanize
Future Perfect
I will have Romanized
you will have Romanized
he/she/it will have Romanized
we will have Romanized
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Future Continuous
I will be Romanizing
you will be Romanizing
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we will be Romanizing
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they will be Romanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Romanizing
you have been Romanizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Romanizing
you will have been Romanizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Romanizing
you had been Romanizing
he/she/it had been Romanizing
we had been Romanizing
you had been Romanizing
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Conditional
I would Romanize
you would Romanize
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we would Romanize
you would Romanize
they would Romanize
Past Conditional
I would have Romanized
you would have Romanized
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we would have Romanized
you would have Romanized
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romanize


Past participle: romanized
Gerund: romanizing

Imperative
romanize
romanize
Present
I romanize
you romanize
he/she/it romanizes
we romanize
you romanize
they romanize
Preterite
I romanized
you romanized
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we romanized
you romanized
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Present Continuous
I am romanizing
you are romanizing
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we are romanizing
you are romanizing
they are romanizing
Present Perfect
I have romanized
you have romanized
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we have romanized
you have romanized
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Past Continuous
I was romanizing
you were romanizing
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we were romanizing
you were romanizing
they were romanizing
Past Perfect
I had romanized
you had romanized
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we had romanized
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Future
I will romanize
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Future Perfect
I will have romanized
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you will have romanized
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Future Continuous
I will be romanizing
you will be romanizing
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you will be romanizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been romanizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been romanizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been romanizing
you had been romanizing
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we had been romanizing
you had been romanizing
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Conditional
I would romanize
you would romanize
he/she/it would romanize
we would romanize
you would romanize
they would romanize
Past Conditional
I would have romanized
you would have romanized
he/she/it would have romanized
we would have romanized
you would have romanized
they would have romanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.Romanize - write in the Latin alphabet; "many shops in Japan now carry neon signs with Romanized names"
transliterate, transcribe - rewrite in a different script; "The Sanskrit text had to be transliterated"
Translations

romanize

[ˈrəʊmənaɪz] VTromanizar

romanize

vt (Hist) → romanisieren; (Rel) → nach dem Katholizismus ausrichten
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