[ hi-span-uh-sahyz ]
/ hɪˈspæn əˌsaɪz /
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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 .
OTHER WORDS FROM HispanicizeHis·pan·i·ci·za·tion, noun
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hisn, Hispania, Hispanic, Hispanicism, Hispanicist, Hispanicize, hispanidad, Hispaniola, hispanism, Hispanist, Hispano-
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British Dictionary definitions for Hispanicize
/ (hɪˈspænɪˌsaɪz) /
(tr) to make Spanish, as in custom or culture; bring under Spanish control or influence
Derived forms of HispanicizeHispanicist, nounHispanicization or Hispanicisation, noun
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