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Egyptianize

[ih-jip-shuh-nahyz] /ɪˈdʒɪp ʃəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), Egyptianized, Egyptianizing.
1.
to make Egyptian; assign Egyptian origin or characteristics to.
verb (used without object), Egyptianized, Egyptianizing.
2.
to become Egyptian; adopt Egyptian manners or characteristics.
Also, especially British, Egyptianise.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; Egyptian + -ize
Related forms
Egyptianization, noun
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