Arabicize


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arabicize

(ˈærəbɪˌsaɪz) or

arabicise

vb (tr)
to make or become Arab

A•rab•i•cize

(əˈræb əˌsaɪz)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
1. (of a language or a linguistic feature) to make Arabic in form.
[1870–75]
A•rab`i•ci•za′•tion, n.
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In a recent article widely circulated a Sudanese colonist, Elshafei Khidir said that South Sudanese lost confidence in North Sudanese who sought to islamicize and arabicize them.
On a Kuwaiti suggestion to Arabicize a contest involving orphans from across the wider Arab region, he said his country had forwarded it during a meeting in 2017.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques handed awards to the winners, which they are: - Professor Ridwan Al-Sayyid, Professor at University of Lebanon, in the field of the Islamic Studies for his study titled " Muslim Political Thought Up To The 9th Century H./15th Century G." - Arabic Language Academy of Jordan in the field of Arabic Language and Literature for its Efforts of Individuals and Institutions to Arabicize Science and Technology for Transfer: Research and Educational Purposes.