Anglicize

[ang-gluh-sahyz] /ˈæŋ gləˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Anglicized, Anglicizing.
1.
(sometimes lowercase) to make or become English in form or character:
"to Anglicize the pronunciation of a Russian name."
Also, especially British, Anglicise.
Origin
1700–10; < Medieval Latin Anglic(us) English + -ize
Related forms
Anglicization, noun
de-Anglicize, verb (used with object), de-Anglicized, de-Anglicizing.
half-Anglicized, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Anglicize
anglicize, anglicise or anglify (ˈæŋɡlɪˌsaɪz, ˈæŋɡlɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -cizes, -cizing, -cized, -cises, -cising, -cised, -fies, -fying, -fied
(sometimes capital) to make or become English in outlook, attitude, form, etc
 
anglicise, anglicise or anglify
 
vb
 
anglify, anglicise or anglify
 
vb
 
anglici'zation, anglicise or anglify
 
n
 
anglici'sation, anglicise or anglify
 
n

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Word Origin and History for Anglicize
Anglicize
1710, from L. Anglicus "of the English," from Angli "the Angles" (see Angle).
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