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Gallicize

[ gal-uh-sahyz ]
/ ˈgæl əˌsaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), Gal·li·cized, Gal·li·ciz·ing.
(sometimes lowercase) to make or become French in language, character, etc.
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Also especially British, gal·li·cise .

Origin of Gallicize

1765–75; <Latin Gallic(us) Gallic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Gallicize

Gal·li·ci·za·tion, nounGal·li·ciz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Gallicize

Gallicize

Gallicise

/ (ˈɡælɪˌsaɪz) /

verb
to make or become French in attitude, language, etc

Derived forms of Gallicize

Gallicization or Gallicisation, nounGallicizer or Galliciser, noun
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