francize

[ fran-sahyz ]
/ ˈfræn saɪz /

verb (used with object), fran·cized, fran·ciz·ing.Canadian.

to force to adopt French customs and the French language.

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Also especially British, fran·cise .

Origin of francize

OTHER WORDS FROM francize

fran·ci·za·tion, nounfran·ciz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for francize

francize

francise

/ (ˈfrænsaɪz) /

verb

Canadian to make or become French-speaking

Derived forms of francize

francization or francisation, noun
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