[ poh-luh-nahyz ]
/ ˈpoʊ ləˌnaɪz /
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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.
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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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