Anglicization


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An·gli·cize

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
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
To become English in form or character.

An′gli·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.Anglicization - 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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Forced "Cymraegisation" ( I just invented that term) is as bad as Anglicization, especially when it concerns teaching jobs, people's livelihoods and the future of English speaking schools.
He therefore begins in the Elizabethan and Tudor period when Anglicization was viewed as a phase of the Reformation and directed at religious, rather than linguistic, recalcitrance.
While waiting for the next collection of international words in the making, let's hope the English when speaking the English that's not spoken in America don't find our writers' confusion over "premier" and "premiere" worthy of emulation, or Anglicization.
There are some infelicities in relation to the handling of Welsh orthography, often relying on anglicization, which, ironically, rather perpetuates the stereotype that Wales and Welsh culture were for many years an unfamiliar and peripheral part of the broader European cultural landscape.
The railway in turn facilitated access to fairs and markets and alternative forms of entertainment, and, ironically, hastened a process of anglicization which contributed to the decline of Welsh balladry.
We are pleased to announce that the winner for 2012 and 2013 was David Wilcox for his 2013 article, '"To Meet More Perfectly the Wants of Our People Here': The Christian Brothers and the Process of Anglicization in Ontario, 1850-1925.
to see if the French race was ripe for Anglicization .
Accordingly, they looked to the process of anglicization to purge Jamaica's Afro-Creole culture of its so-called immoral and debauched "superstitions," thereby enabling the island to progress into a modern society based on the incorporation of middle-class Victorian, Christian values and morals.
This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the seminar The Anglicization of European Lexis, held in Turin (Italy) in August 2010, as part of the 10th International esse Conference.
In her examination, the author shares how at least some of the landed earls responded to anglicization and worked to consolidate their estates in the changing political climate.
conlleva o, en cualquier caso, de la cual es sintomatica: una tendencia pesada a la rampante Anglicization de estos estudios, si no a su supresion pura y simple bajo los "paraguas" supuestamente "interdisciplinarios" (en un sentido de "interdisciplinariedad" administrativo y, claro, ideologico muy diferente al humanista que se le puede aplicar a Rama, Cornejo Polar o Candido) como son los Area Studies o llamada World Literature; "interdisciplinas" cuyas investigacion y ensenanza se llevan a cabo obvia y exclusivamente en ingles.
This phenomenon of Anglicization can be noticed in Pakistan as well and is dearly reflected in the media.