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[hahy-pos-tuh-tahyz, hi-] /haɪˈpɒs təˌtaɪz, hɪ-/

verb (used with object), hypostatized, hypostatizing.
to treat or regard (a concept, idea, etc.) as a distinct substance or reality.
verb (transitive)
to regard or treat as real
to embody or personify


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