[ pruhsh-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈprʌʃ əˌnaɪz /
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.
Related formsprus·sian·i·za·tion, nounprus·sian·iz·er, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for prussianize
They fought to oppose the ambition of the German rulers to Prussianize the whole of Europe.
He wanted to Prussianize this great peaceful republic by introducing universal obligatory military service.Four Americans|Henry A. Beers
British Dictionary definitions for prussianize
/ (ˈprʌʃəˌnaɪz) /
(tr) to make Prussian in character, esp with respect to military matters
Derived FormsPrussianization or Prussianisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012