(sometimes lowercase) to make or become English in form or character: to Anglicize the pronunciation of a Russian name.
- Also especially British, An·gli·cise .
- An·gli·ci·za·tion, noun
- de-An·gli·cize, verb (used with object), de-An·gli·cized, de-An·gli·ciz·ing.
- half-An·gli·cized, adjective
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How to use Anglicize in a sentence
This last is the nearest to the Gaelic original, all the preceding anglicised forms being derived from it.
Another form of wisha, and both anglicised from the Irish m'seadh, used in Irish in much the same sense.
Shrough; a rough wet place; an incorrect anglicised form of Irish srath, a wet place, a marsh.
Michelangelo (commonly anglicised as above) Buonarroti (which surname, however, is commonly dropped) is the Titan of Italian art.
I have rechristened "Johnny Glaik" for the sake of the rhyme, and anglicised the few Scotticisms.More English Fairy Tales | Various
British Dictionary definitions for anglicize
(sometimes capital) to make or become English in outlook, attitude, form, etc
- anglicization or anglicisation, noun
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