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Arabize

[ar-uh-bahyz] /ˈær əˌbaɪz/
verb (used with or without object), Arabized, Arabizing.
1.
to place or come under Arab influence or domination:
Middle Eastern countries began to Arabize their oil industries.
Also, especially British, Arabise.
Origin of Arabize
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; Arab + -ize
Related forms
Arabization, noun
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