- to make Spanish or Latin American, as in character, custom, or style.
- to bring under Spanish or Latin-American domination or influence.
Also especially British, His·pan·i·cise.
Origin of Hispanicize
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- (tr) to make Spanish, as in custom or culture; bring under Spanish control or influence
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