- to make Italian, especially in manner, character, etc.
Also especially British, I·tal·ian·ise.
Origin of Italianize
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Thus it will be seen that efforts were required to Italianize these places.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2
- to make or become Italian or like an Italian person or thing
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