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.

Also especially British, Po·lo·nise.

Origin of Polonize

1885–90; < Medieval Latin Polon(ia) Poland + -ize
Related formsPo·lo·ni·za·tion, noun
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