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prussianize

[pruhsh-uh-nahyz] /ˈprʌʃ əˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), prussianized, prussianizing. (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
to make Prussian, as in character, method, organization, etc.
Also, especially British, prussianise.
Origin of prussianize
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; Prussian + -ize
Related forms
prussianization, noun
prussianizer, noun
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Prussianize

/ˈprʌʃəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make Prussian in character, esp with respect to military matters
Derived Forms
Prussianization, Prussianisation, noun
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