Meaning of Hellenize

Hel•len•ize

Pronunciation: (hel'u-nīz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to make Greek in character.
—v.i.
  1. to adopt Greek ideas or customs.
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