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Latinate

Line breaks: Lat¦in|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈlatɪneɪt
 
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Definition of Latinate in English:

adjective

(Of language) having the character of Latin: Latinate oaths
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with Latinate

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