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 (nät′sē, năt′-)
n. pl. Na·zis
1. A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party, founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power in 1933 under Adolf Hitler.
2. An adherent or advocate of policies characteristic of Nazism; a fascist.
3. often nazi Informal A severely intolerant or dictatorial person: food nazis who want to ban salt in restaurants.
1. Of, relating to, controlled by, or typical of the National Socialist German Workers' Party.
2. often nazi Informal Severely intolerant or dictatorial: loathed the nazi gym teacher.

[German, short for Nationalsozialist (the abbreviation being in part popularized by opponents of the Nazis, perhaps influenced by earlier German regional Nazi, awkward, clumsy person, from Nazi, Iggy, short for the name Ignatius), from Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, National Socialist German Workers' Party.]

Na′zi·fi·ca′tion (-sə-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
Na′zi·fy′ (-sə-fī′) v.
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Noun1.Nazification - social process of adopting (or being forced to adopt) Nazism; "as the process of Nazification spread they paid less attention to public opinion"
social process - a process involved in the formation of groups of persons
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The mufti made me do it, is another way of a long history of Nazification of Palestinians to create a permanent state of emergency that justifies the constant war with the Palestinians.
If Schlegelberger was a product of the pre-Nazi legal system, Kurt Rothenberger, the True Believer, was an agent for its Nazification.
He then works through the seizure and consolidation of power from 1929 to 1934, including the parliamentary struggles for power, Hitler's use and abuse of the legal system, the nazification of German society from 1934 to 1938, and the rise and fall of Nazism in Europe from 1933 to 1945.
While Randall's details and Hanneman's repetition of them are both erroneous, Randall's description of how a German Court of de- Nazification compared a German publisher's translation of an earlier edition of The Sun Also Rises to the 1949 Bantam edition and concluded that he had introduced a series of anti-Semitic remarks, is worth revisiting.
Wolfram was a leading figure in the Nazification of Reich German folkloristics in 1938 -45, and after the war a disturbing example of the failure of, especially, the Austrian scholarly folklore community to come to terms with its enthusiastic involvement in National Socialism.
1; Andrew Moore, 'The Nazification of the New Guard: Colonel Campbell's Fascist Odyssey, 1933-1938', in Christine Winter and Emily Turner-Graham (eds), National Socialism in Oceania: A Critical Evaluation of its Effect and Aftermath, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, 2010, pp.
Chapter 2 deals with the rectoral period (1933-1934) and with Heidegger's activities in the context of the Nazification of the University.
He, along with millions of Communists, Socialists, Gypsies, Jews, Pacifists and other opponents of nazification, was sent to a concentration camp.
The Nazification of his homeland, and the praise he received, both private and public, plus his involvement in the Bund, ensured that Canadian authorities would take an active interest in this prosperous farmer.
we have chronicled the history of Christian anti-Judaism and Nazi anti-Semitism, and the swift Nazification of these diverse countries that willingly co-operated into making Europe juden-frei.