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tr.v. Ar·ab·ized, Ar·ab·iz·ing, Ar·ab·iz·es
1. To make Arabic in form, style, or character.
2. To bring under Arab influence or control.

Ar′ab·i·za′tion (-bĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈærəbaɪz) or


vb (tr)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to transfer to Arab control
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(ˈær əˌbaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to place under Arab influence or domination.
Ar`ab•i•za′tion, n.
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[ˈærəbaɪz] VTarabizar
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