Sinify

[ sin-uh-fahy ]
/ ˈsɪn əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), Sin·i·fied, Sin·i·fy·ing.

to Sinicize.

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Origin of Sinify

1895–1900; < Late Latin Sīn(ae) the Chinese (see Sino-) + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM Sinify

Sin·i·fi·ca·tion [sin-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌsɪn ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun
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