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Africanize

[af-ri-kuh-nahyz] /ˈæf rɪ kəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), Africanized, Africanizing.
1.
to replace the European or white staff of (an organization in Africa) with black Africans.
2.
to bring under African, especially black African, influence or to adapt to African needs.
Also, especially British, Africanise.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; Americanism; African + -ize
Related forms
Africanization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for africanise

Africanize

/ˈæfrɪkəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make African, esp to give control of (policy, government, etc) to Africans
Derived Forms
Africanization, Africanisation, noun
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