[ 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
) English + -ize
OTHER WORDS FROM AnglicizeAn·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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How to use Anglicize in a sentence
The studious years spent in the reading room of the British Museum complete the anglicization of Marx.
And from this initial inferiority she never recovered—five milestones behind on the road of Anglicization!
If democratization be synonymous with anglicization, Ireland begs to be excused.
But these are almost all small places or forts, and their names represent no policy of Anglicization.
British Dictionary definitions for Anglicize
anglicise anglify (ˈæŋɡlɪˌfaɪ)
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 anglicizeanglicization or anglicisation, noun
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