Definition of distantiate in English:

distantiate

Line breaks: dis|tan¦ti|ate
Pronunciation: /dɪˈstanʃɪeɪt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

verb

[with object]
Set or keep (something) at a distance, especially mentally: Austen’s aesthetic forms distantiate ideology

Origin

1940s: based on Latin distantia 'distance'.

Derivatives

distantiation

noun

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