- to make Prussian, as in character, method, organization, etc.
Also especially British, prus·sian·ise.
Origin of prussianize
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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
- (tr) to make Prussian in character, esp with respect to military matters
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