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verb (used with object), Sin·i·fied, Sin·i·fy·ing.
  1. to Sinicize.
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Origin of Sinify

1895–1900; < Late Latin Sīn(ae) the Chinese (see Sino-) + -ify
Related formsSin·i·fi·ca·tion [sin-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌsɪn ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun
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Historical Examples

  • It is possible that his family was a sinified Toba family, or at least came from a Toba region.

    A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]

    Wolfram Eberhard