[ is-luh-mahyz, iz-, is-lah-mahyz, iz- ]
/ ˈɪs ləˌmaɪz, ˈɪz-, ɪsˈlɑ maɪz, ɪz- /
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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 .
OTHER WORDS FROM IslamizeIs·lam·i·za·tion, nounIs·lam·iz·er, noun
Words nearby Islamize
Islamic fundamentalism, Islamicist, Islamism, Islamist, Islamite, Islamize, Islamofascism, Islamophobia, island, island arc, islander
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How to use Islamize in a sentence
As he attempts to Islamize Turkey, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using women and their children.Allah, Mom, and Baklava: Turkish President Uses Mothers and Kids as Political Pawns|Xanthe Ackerman|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Islamize
/ (ˈɪzləˌmaɪz) /
(tr) to convert to or bring under the influence of Islam
Derived forms of IslamizeIslamization or Islamisation, noun
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