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Mexicanize

[ mek-si-kuh-nahyz ]
/ ˈmɛk sɪ kəˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), Mex·i·can·ized, Mex·i·can·iz·ing.
to make or become Mexican or like the Mexican, as in manner, customs, or dress.
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Also especially British, Mex·i·can·ise .

Origin of Mexicanize

1840–50, Americanism;Mexican + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Mexicanize

Mex·i·can·i·za·tion, noun
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