[ poh-luh-nahyz ]
/ ˈpoʊ ləˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), Po·lo·nized, Po·lo·niz·ing.
to make Polish; cause or force to take on ways, customs, viewpoints, etc., that are characteristically Polish.
to alter (a word or phrase) so that it becomes Polish in form or character.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also especially British, Po·lo·nise .
Origin of Polonize
1885–90; <Medieval Latin Polon(ia) Poland + -ize
OTHER WORDS FROM PolonizePo·lo·ni·za·tion, noun
Words nearby Polonize
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