Africanize

Africanize

[af-ri-kuh-nahyz]
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:
1850–55; Americanism; African + -ize

Africanization, noun
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Africanize or Africanise (ˈæfrɪkəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make African, esp to give control of (policy, government, etc) to Africans
 
Africanise or Africanise
 
vb
 
Africani'zation or Africanise
 
n
 
Africani'sation or Africanise
 
n

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