Anglicize

[ ang-gluh-sahyz ]
/ ˈæŋ gləˌsaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), An·gli·cized, An·gli·ciz·ing.

(sometimes lowercase) to make or become English in form or character: to Anglicize the pronunciation of a Russian name.

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Also especially British, An·gli·cise.

Origin of Anglicize

1700–10; < Medieval Latin Anglic(us) English + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Anglicize

An·gli·ci·za·tion, nounde-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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British Dictionary definitions for anglicised

anglicize

anglicise anglify (ˈæŋɡlɪˌfaɪ)

/ (ˈæŋɡlɪˌsaɪz) /

verb -cizes, -cizing, -cized, -cises, -cising, -cised, -fies, -fying or -fied

(sometimes capital) to make or become English in outlook, attitude, form, etc

Derived forms of anglicize

anglicization or anglicisation, noun
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