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Latinisation or Latinization can refer to:

  • Latinisation, the imposition of Latinisms (Latin-based terms or grammatical structures) onto another language
  • Representation of different writing systems in the Roman alphabet, more often called romanization or romanisation
    • Latinisation (USSR), the campaign in the USSR during the 1920s and 1930s to replace traditional writing systems for numerous languages with the Latin alphabet
  • Romanization (cultural), the spread of Roman culture, law, and language
  • Liturgical Latinisation, the adoption of practices from Western Christianity by the Eastern Churches