Anglicisation


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Noun1.Anglicisation - the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance
assimilation, absorption - the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
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The establishment of the ITUC in 1894 might have reversed anglicisation, but O'Connor argues that it did not, because ITUC leaders suffered from 'mental colonisation'--a sort of 'cultural cringe'--causing them to replicate the practices of the British movement (appropriate to an industrial economy, but manifestly unsuited to Irish circumstance).
Anglicisation of Welsh place names FURTHER to the interesting debate about the origins of the name 'Lleyn' or 'Llyn'yn,' I'm afraid that Dr Robyn Lewis is not totally correct, either.
SIR - Instead of attacking Welsh nationalism after the election, Carwyn Jones should be more concerned with the narrow English nationalism of Ukip making inroads into the Labour vote in Wales, particularly in the Valleys, because of Anglicisation and opposition to membership of the European Union.
My own hunch is that they were ahead in the Anglicisation stakes because a great many applicants for the priesthood carne from better off areas which were increasingly English speaking from the middle of the eighteenth century on.
Throughout, the author argues that football "has, for the past century, been a vehicle for Anglicisation, a space where ethnic identity has connected, even become intertwined, with national identity.
It turned out the rule, designed to stop one of the language's last bastions falling prey to anglicisation, was not even flexible enough to allow these African street children to sing a song with half the lyrics in Welsh.
Borgmann cites three monster banananames in passing, MONOVINYLACETYLENE, an 18 (plural 19), Shakespeare's HONORIFICABILITUDINITATIBUS, a staggering 27 letters, and HONORIFICABILITUDINITY, 22, Funk & Wagnalls' Anglicisation of Shakespeare's Latin word.
Cardiff schools should not be penalised for the anglicisation of this part of Wales and should not be judged by the same criteria as a rural school in Ceredigion, for example, where Welsh is heard locally all the time.
Steven Reid, born in London but Irishcapped, believes there has been some benefit to the anglicisation of the Baggies team, regardless of whether it has been by design or not.
He was noted for his nationalism, spirituality and deep dislike of the anglicisation of Wales.
She has kept Tolstoy's essays, which interrupt the narrative in Books III and IV but has undone the Aylmers' Anglicisation of Russian names.
France has a notoriously nationalistic workforce, with staff frequently complaining about the growing Anglicisation of working practices - from English being used as the exclusive language of business to reduced lunch breaks.