Hispanicize

Hispanicize

[hi-span-uh-sahyz]
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:
1875–80; Hispanic + -ize

Hispanicization, noun
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Hispanicize or Hispanicise (hɪˈspænɪˌsaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make Spanish, as in custom or culture; bring under Spanish control or influence
 
Hispanicise or Hispanicise
 
vb
 
His'panicist or Hispanicise
 
n
 
Hispanici'zation or Hispanicise
 
n
 
Hispanici'sation or Hispanicise
 
n

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