prussianize

[ 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.

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Also especially British, prus·sian·ise .

Origin of prussianize

First recorded in 1860–65; Prussian + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM prussianize

prus·sian·i·za·tion, nounprus·sian·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for prussianize

Prussianize

Prussianise

/ (ˈprʌʃəˌnaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make Prussian in character, esp with respect to military matters

Derived forms of Prussianize

Prussianization or Prussianisation, noun
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