Meaning of hypostatize

hy•pos•ta•tize

Pronunciation: (hī-pos'tu-tīz", hi-), [key]
— -tized, -tiz•ing.
  1. to treat or regard (a concept, idea, etc.) as a distinct substance or reality.
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