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Mexicanize

[mek-si-kuh-nahyz] /ˈmɛk sɪ kəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Mexicanized, Mexicanizing.
1.
to make or become Mexican or like the Mexican, as in manner, customs, or dress.
Also, especially British, Mexicanise.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; mexican + -ize
Related forms
Mexicanization, noun
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