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Polonize

[poh-luh-nahyz] /ˈpoʊ ləˌnaɪz/
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
1885-1890
1885-90; < Medieval Latin Polon(ia) Poland + -ize
Related forms
Polonization, noun
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