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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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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.
In the 20th century, the teaching brothers were at the fore of Irish nationalist movements, but they also continued to be agents of anglicization and, in Australia, of colonialism.
Terms such as sensation, realisation and temperament," he observes in his introduction, "were freighted with meaning for Cezanne--meaning not captured by simple Anglicization.
Irish and English: Essays on the Irish Linguistic and Cultural Frontier, 1600-1900 explores some of the causes and implications of the decline of Irish and the anglicization of Ireland over the centuries.
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 .
O'Connor argues that the organization of the Irish Trades Union Congress (ITUC) in 1894 was a fateful moment, extending the process of anglicization characteristic of late-19th-century Ireland.
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.
At the other end of the scale are those whose extreme Anglicization saw them only in gowns and dresses, the poet Toru Dutt being among the earliest (figures 6-8).
Furthermore, 'subsistence' is used for hupostasis multiple times (295), then the usage reverts back, except when the direct anglicization 'hypostasis' is used.