Germanize

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Ger·man·ize

 (jûr′mə-nīz′)
tr. & intr.v. Ger·man·ized, Ger·man·iz·ing, Ger·man·iz·es
To make or become German in form, idiom, style, or character.

Ger′man·i·za′tion (-mə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Germanize

(ˈdʒɜːməˌnaɪz) or

Germanise

vb
to adopt or cause to adopt German customs, speech, institutions, etc
ˌGermaniˈzation, ˌGermaniˈsation n
ˈGermanˌizer, ˈGermanˌiser n
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Ger•man•ize

(ˈdʒɜr məˌnaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing. (sometimes l.c.)
1. to make or become German in character, sentiment, etc.
2. to translate into German.
[1590–1600]
Ger`man•i•za′tion, n.
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Germanize


Past participle: Germanized
Gerund: Germanizing

Imperative
Germanize
Germanize
Present
I Germanize
you Germanize
he/she/it Germanizes
we Germanize
you Germanize
they Germanize
Preterite
I Germanized
you Germanized
he/she/it Germanized
we Germanized
you Germanized
they Germanized
Present Continuous
I am Germanizing
you are Germanizing
he/she/it is Germanizing
we are Germanizing
you are Germanizing
they are Germanizing
Present Perfect
I have Germanized
you have Germanized
he/she/it has Germanized
we have Germanized
you have Germanized
they have Germanized
Past Continuous
I was Germanizing
you were Germanizing
he/she/it was Germanizing
we were Germanizing
you were Germanizing
they were Germanizing
Past Perfect
I had Germanized
you had Germanized
he/she/it had Germanized
we had Germanized
you had Germanized
they had Germanized
Future
I will Germanize
you will Germanize
he/she/it will Germanize
we will Germanize
you will Germanize
they will Germanize
Future Perfect
I will have Germanized
you will have Germanized
he/she/it will have Germanized
we will have Germanized
you will have Germanized
they will have Germanized
Future Continuous
I will be Germanizing
you will be Germanizing
he/she/it will be Germanizing
we will be Germanizing
you will be Germanizing
they will be Germanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Germanizing
you have been Germanizing
he/she/it has been Germanizing
we have been Germanizing
you have been Germanizing
they have been Germanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Germanizing
you will have been Germanizing
he/she/it will have been Germanizing
we will have been Germanizing
you will have been Germanizing
they will have been Germanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Germanizing
you had been Germanizing
he/she/it had been Germanizing
we had been Germanizing
you had been Germanizing
they had been Germanizing
Conditional
I would Germanize
you would Germanize
he/she/it would Germanize
we would Germanize
you would Germanize
they would Germanize
Past Conditional
I would have Germanized
you would have Germanized
he/she/it would have Germanized
we would have Germanized
you would have Germanized
they would have Germanized
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Translations

Germanize

vtgermanisieren; wordeindeutschen
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