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Related to anglicized: anglicise, Anglifying, Anglification


also an·gli·cize  (ăng′glĭ-sīz′)
v. An·gli·cized, An·gli·ciz·ing, An·gli·ciz·es also an·gli·cized or an·gli·ciz·ing or an·gli·ciz·es
To make English or similar to English in form, idiom, style, or character: Some immigrants Anglicize their names when they move to the United States.
To become English in form or character.

An′gli·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˈæŋɡlɪsaɪzd) or


(Linguistics) (often capital) having become or been made English in outlook, attitude, form, etc


[ˈæŋglɪsaɪzd] anglicised (British) adj [name, version] → anglicisé(e); [person] → anglicisé(e)
to become anglicized → s'angliciser
References in classic literature ?
The English circle at Zurich (where I lived in my late master's service) Anglicized my name to Lecount.
He had repaired it with large patches of French, with words anglicized by a process of his own, and with native idioms literally translated.
More significant is the longest and chief of his satires, 'Don Juan,' [Footnote: Byron entirely anglicized the second word and pronounced it in two syllables--Ju-an.
Nicholas Wolf undertakes a revision of the idea that between 1770 and 1870 Ireland was an anglicized kingdom.
Acadiens' was sometimes shortened to 'Cadiens' which then became anglicized to simply 'Cajun.
As Maunika explained to the dozen or so attendees, the oft-repeated maxim that most British curry house standards are in fact a sort of anglicized hybrid of Bangladeshi cooking, I noticed a split in the room.
Formerly, only women who Anglicized their names -- such as Jo Raquel Tajada aka Raquel Welch -- pulled that off.
Whiskey was first distilled by Irish monks more than 1,000 years ago and 'uisce' became Anglicized as 'whiskey'.
Mac Murchaidh claims that the Catholic Church followed the people in using English, and so became 'part of the anglicized voice that shaped and defined Ireland' (p.
So the Dubuissons anglicized their brand name to "Bush" and focused on production of a 12% abv amber beer in a hybrid British/Belgian style.
Mint is her nickname, an Anglicized version of the long Thai name she was given and would rather not make public.
In a world where eastern countries are aping to become more Anglicized, I ask whether the future of regional languages holds meaningful promise.