[ is-luh-mahyz, iz-, is-lah-mahyz, iz- ]
/ ˈɪs ləˌmaɪz, ˈɪz-, ɪsˈlɑ maɪz, ɪz- /
verb (used with object), Is·lam·ized, Is·lam·iz·ing.
to convert to Islam.
to bring into a state of harmony or conformity with the principles and teachings of Islam; give an Islamic character or identity to.
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Also especially British, Is·lam·ise.
Origin of Islamize
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/ (ˈɪzləˌmaɪz) /
(tr) to convert to or bring under the influence of Islam
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