Arabize

Arabize

[ar-uh-bahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Arabized, Arabizing.
to place or come under Arab influence or domination: Middle Eastern countries began to Arabize their oil industries.
Also, especially British, Arabise.


Origin:
1880–85; Arab + -ize

Arabization, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To arabize
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: arabist
Next Definition: arable
Words Near: arabize
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for arabize
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing arabize
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature