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tr.v. ver·nac·u·lar·ized, ver·nac·u·lar·iz·ing, ver·nac·u·lar·iz·es
To translate into the everyday language spoken by a people: vernacularized the liturgy.
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(vəˈnækjʊləˌraɪz) or


(tr) to translate into everyday language
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The typologies have been expanded and vernacularized according to local cultures and histories, and have spread and influenced the dominant hip-hop--descended writing styles (for example, the Brazilian tagging form of pixacao, whose long and lean lettering are now internationally recognizable) (Ganz, 2004).
For Innocent's view on vernacularized Scripture, see Boyle 97-107.
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