germ-anise

Germanize

[jur-muh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Germanized, Germanizing.
1.
to make or become German in character, sentiment, etc.
2.
Archaic. to translate into German.
Also, especially British, Germanise.


Origin:
1590–1600; German + -ize

Germanization, noun
Germanizer, noun
anti-Germanization, adjective, noun
de-Germanize, verb, de-Germanized, de-Germanizing.
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Germanize or Germanise (ˈdʒɜːməˌnaɪz)
 
vb
to adopt or cause to adopt German customs, speech, institutions, etc
 
Germanise or Germanise
 
vb
 
Germani'zation or Germanise
 
n
 
Germani'sation or Germanise
 
n
 
'Germanizer or Germanise
 
n
 
'Germaniser or Germanise
 
n

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