[air-ee-uh-nahyz, air-yuh-, ar-]

verb (used with object), Ar·y·an·ized, Ar·y·an·iz·ing.

(in Nazi doctrine) to remove all non-Aryan persons from (office, business, etc.).

Also especially British, Ar·y·an·ise.

Origin of Aryanize

First recorded in 1855–60; Aryan + -ize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for aryanize




(tr) (in Nazi ideology) to purge (politics and society) of all non-Aryan elements or people; make characteristically Aryan
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