Definition of Latinate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlatnˌāt/


(Of language) having the character of Latin: Latinate suffixes
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  • But English is only partly a Latinate language.
  • She found herself using large Latinate words, the meanings of which she never could have paraphrased, but which reproduced themselves in her sentences with startling precision.
  • The 15th century represents a low point for the Latinate tradition, but it revives in the 16th century under the impact of humanism and the regeneration of the universities.

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Syllabification: Lat·in·ate

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