verb (used with object), prus·sian·ized, prus·sian·iz·ing. (sometimes initial capital letter)

to make Prussian, as in character, method, organization, etc.

Also especially British, prus·sian·ise.

Origin of prussianize

First recorded in 1860–65; Prussian + -ize
Related formsprus·sian·i·za·tion, nounprus·sian·iz·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(tr) to make Prussian in character, esp with respect to military matters
Derived FormsPrussianization or Prussianisation, noun
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