de-anglicization

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de-anglicization

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de-anglicisation

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(Sociology) (in Ireland) the elimination of English influence, language, customs, etc
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While other organizations with a similar purpose formed earlier, the Gaelic League differed in its philosophy in that it viewed the revival of Irish as a process to de-Anglicize Ireland.
This concept of nation, what Benedict Anderson called a "community imagined through language" (Anderson 1983, 146) set the course for the Gaelic League's campaign to de-Anglicize Ireland through reviving the Irish language.
In telling the story today, the filmmakers had many options: to use animation or live action, to go the "Babe" route with talking animals, to update it, to de-Anglicize the humor, to stress the implicit environmental theme, and numerous others.