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Hispanicize

[hi-span-uh-sahyz] /hɪˈspæn əˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), Hispanicized, Hispanicizing. (sometimes lowercase)
1.
to make Spanish or Latin American, as in character, custom, or style.
2.
to bring under Spanish or Latin-American domination or influence.
Also, especially British, Hispanicise.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; Hispanic + -ize
Related forms
Hispanicization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Hispanicize

Hispanicize

/hɪˈspænɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make Spanish, as in custom or culture; bring under Spanish control or influence
Derived Forms
Hispanicist, noun
Hispanicization, Hispanicisation, noun
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