Vietnamize

[vee-et-nuh-mahyz, vyet-, vee-it-]
verb (used with object), Vi·et·nam·ized, Vi·et·nam·iz·ing.
  1. to place under Vietnamese control or responsibility; subject to Vietnamization.
Also especially British, Vi·et·nam·ise.

Origin of Vietnamize

First recorded in 1955–60; Vietnam + -ize
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