- 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.
Also especially British, Po·lo·nise.
Origin of Polonize
1885–90; < Medieval Latin Polon(ia) Poland + -ize
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