[ ih-tal-yuh-nahyz ]
/ ɪˈtæl yəˌnaɪz /
verb (used without object), I·tal·ian·ized, I·tal·ian·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), I·tal·ian·ized, I·tal·ian·iz·ing.
to make Italian, especially in manner, character, etc.
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Also especially British, I·tal·ian·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM ItalianizeI·tal·ian·i·za·tion, noun
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Thus it will be seen that efforts were required to Italianize these places.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2|Henry Baerlein
British Dictionary definitions for italianize
/ (ɪˈtæljəˌnaɪz) /
to make or become Italian or like an Italian person or thing
Derived forms of ItalianizeItalianization or Italianisation, noun
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