Sinicize

[sin-uh-sahyz]

verb (used with object), Sin·i·cized, Sin·i·ciz·ing.

to make Chinese in character or bring under Chinese influence.

Also especially British, Sin·i·cise.

Origin of Sinicize

1885–90; Sinic (see Sinicism) + -ize
Related formsSin·i·ci·za·tion [sin-uh-suh-zey-shuh n] /ˌsɪn ə səˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
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