to subordinate and force to adhere to Russian culture, ideology, etc.
(sometimes lowercase) to treat (leather) by a process similar to that used on Russia leather or by any process that will produce such leather.
- Also especially British, Rus·sian·ise .
- Rus·sian·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use Russianize in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for Russianize
to make or become Russian in style, character, etc
- Russianization or Russianisation, noun
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