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Germanize

[ jur-muh-nahyz ]
/ ˈdʒɜr məˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), Ger·man·ized, Ger·man·iz·ing.

to make or become German in character, sentiment, etc.
Archaic. to translate into German.

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Also especially British, Ger·man·ise .

Origin of Germanize

First recorded in 1590–1600; German + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Germanize

Ger·man·i·za·tion, nounGer·man·iz·er, nounan·ti-Ger·man·i·za·tion, adjective, nounde-Ger·man·ize, verb, de-Ger·man·ized, de-Ger·man·iz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for Germanize

Germanize

Germanise

/ (ˈdʒɜːməˌnaɪz) /

verb

to adopt or cause to adopt German customs, speech, institutions, etc

Derived forms of Germanize

Germanization or Germanisation, nounGermanizer or Germaniser, noun
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