Russify

[ ruhs-uh-fahy ]
/ ˈrʌs əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), Rus·si·fied, Rus·si·fy·ing.

Origin of Russify

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

Related forms

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

Russification, noun
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