Frenchify


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French·i·fy

 (frĕn′chə-fī′)
tr.v. French·i·fied, French·i·fy·ing, French·i·fies
To make French in character or quality.

French′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

Frenchify

(ˈfrɛntʃɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
informal to make or become French in appearance, behaviour, etc
ˌFrenchifiˈcation n

French•i•fy

(ˈfrɛn tʃəˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing. (often l.c.)
to cause to resemble the French.
[1585–95]
French`i•fi•ca′tion, n.

Frenchify


Past participle: Frenchified
Gerund: Frenchifying

Imperative
Frenchify
Frenchify
Present
I Frenchify
you Frenchify
he/she/it Frenchifies
we Frenchify
you Frenchify
they Frenchify
Preterite
I Frenchified
you Frenchified
he/she/it Frenchified
we Frenchified
you Frenchified
they Frenchified
Present Continuous
I am Frenchifying
you are Frenchifying
he/she/it is Frenchifying
we are Frenchifying
you are Frenchifying
they are Frenchifying
Present Perfect
I have Frenchified
you have Frenchified
he/she/it has Frenchified
we have Frenchified
you have Frenchified
they have Frenchified
Past Continuous
I was Frenchifying
you were Frenchifying
he/she/it was Frenchifying
we were Frenchifying
you were Frenchifying
they were Frenchifying
Past Perfect
I had Frenchified
you had Frenchified
he/she/it had Frenchified
we had Frenchified
you had Frenchified
they had Frenchified
Future
I will Frenchify
you will Frenchify
he/she/it will Frenchify
we will Frenchify
you will Frenchify
they will Frenchify
Future Perfect
I will have Frenchified
you will have Frenchified
he/she/it will have Frenchified
we will have Frenchified
you will have Frenchified
they will have Frenchified
Future Continuous
I will be Frenchifying
you will be Frenchifying
he/she/it will be Frenchifying
we will be Frenchifying
you will be Frenchifying
they will be Frenchifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Frenchifying
you have been Frenchifying
he/she/it has been Frenchifying
we have been Frenchifying
you have been Frenchifying
they have been Frenchifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Frenchifying
you will have been Frenchifying
he/she/it will have been Frenchifying
we will have been Frenchifying
you will have been Frenchifying
they will have been Frenchifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Frenchifying
you had been Frenchifying
he/she/it had been Frenchifying
we had been Frenchifying
you had been Frenchifying
they had been Frenchifying
Conditional
I would Frenchify
you would Frenchify
he/she/it would Frenchify
we would Frenchify
you would Frenchify
they would Frenchify
Past Conditional
I would have Frenchified
you would have Frenchified
he/she/it would have Frenchified
we would have Frenchified
you would have Frenchified
they would have Frenchified

frenchify


Past participle: frenchified
Gerund: frenchifying

Imperative
frenchify
frenchify
Present
I frenchify
you frenchify
he/she/it frenchifies
we frenchify
you frenchify
they frenchify
Preterite
I frenchified
you frenchified
he/she/it frenchified
we frenchified
you frenchified
they frenchified
Present Continuous
I am frenchifying
you are frenchifying
he/she/it is frenchifying
we are frenchifying
you are frenchifying
they are frenchifying
Present Perfect
I have frenchified
you have frenchified
he/she/it has frenchified
we have frenchified
you have frenchified
they have frenchified
Past Continuous
I was frenchifying
you were frenchifying
he/she/it was frenchifying
we were frenchifying
you were frenchifying
they were frenchifying
Past Perfect
I had frenchified
you had frenchified
he/she/it had frenchified
we had frenchified
you had frenchified
they had frenchified
Future
I will frenchify
you will frenchify
he/she/it will frenchify
we will frenchify
you will frenchify
they will frenchify
Future Perfect
I will have frenchified
you will have frenchified
he/she/it will have frenchified
we will have frenchified
you will have frenchified
they will have frenchified
Future Continuous
I will be frenchifying
you will be frenchifying
he/she/it will be frenchifying
we will be frenchifying
you will be frenchifying
they will be frenchifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frenchifying
you have been frenchifying
he/she/it has been frenchifying
we have been frenchifying
you have been frenchifying
they have been frenchifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frenchifying
you will have been frenchifying
he/she/it will have been frenchifying
we will have been frenchifying
you will have been frenchifying
they will have been frenchifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frenchifying
you had been frenchifying
he/she/it had been frenchifying
we had been frenchifying
you had been frenchifying
they had been frenchifying
Conditional
I would frenchify
you would frenchify
he/she/it would frenchify
we would frenchify
you would frenchify
they would frenchify
Past Conditional
I would have frenchified
you would have frenchified
he/she/it would have frenchified
we would have frenchified
you would have frenchified
they would have frenchified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.Frenchify - make French in appearance or character; "let's Frenchify the restaurant and charge more money"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.Frenchify - become French in appearance or character; "This restaurant has Frenchified"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations

frenchify

vtfranzösisieren; clothes, restaurantauf französisch machen (inf)
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he called to him his son, a young cook of great promise, and with tears in his eyes, he recommended him to preserve carefully the secret of the macaroni, to Frenchify his name, and at length, when the political horizon should be cleared from the clouds which obscured it -- this was practiced then as in our day, to order of the nearest smith a handsome sign, upon which a famous painter, whom he named, should design two queens' portraits, with these words as a legend: "To The Medici.
the essence of N: 2 being Turinese gallicism frenchify V: 1 2.
One can Frenchify, Hinduize, Africanize and at the same time globalize and humanize; one talks about a community and its language and yet in communitas, it unlocks specificities and rigidities into "theatrically human community.