polonise

Polonize

[poh-luh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), Polonized, Polonizing.
1.
to make Polish; cause or force to take on ways, customs, viewpoints, etc., that are characteristically Polish.
2.
to alter (a word or phrase) so that it becomes Polish in form or character.
Also, especially British, Polonise.


Origin:
1885–90; < Medieval Latin Polon(ia) Poland + -ize

Polonization, noun
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