Hispanicize

[ hi-span-uh-sahyz ]
/ hɪˈspæn əˌsaɪz /

verb (used with object), His·pan·i·cized, His·pan·i·ciz·ing. (sometimes lowercase)

to make Spanish or Latin American, as in character, custom, or style.
to bring under Spanish or Latin-American domination or influence.

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Also especially British, His·pan·i·cise.

Origin of Hispanicize

First recorded in 1875–80; Hispanic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Hispanicize

His·pan·i·ci·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hispanicize

Hispanicize

Hispanicise

/ (hɪˈspænɪˌsaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make Spanish, as in custom or culture; bring under Spanish control or influence

Derived forms of Hispanicize

Hispanicist, nounHispanicization or Hispanicisation, noun
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