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Russify

[ ruhs-uh-fahy ]
/ ˈrʌs əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with object), Rus·si·fied, Rus·si·fy·ing.
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Origin of Russify

1860–65; Russ(ian) + -ify; compare French russifier

OTHER WORDS FROM Russify

Rus·si·fi·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Russify

Russify
/ (ˈrʌsɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to cause to become Russian in character

Derived forms of Russify

Russification, noun
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