Germanization


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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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In contrast, the Baltic Germans had no chance to realize such a project, which is why Baltic German historiography tells the story of national survival in a multicultural environment up until 1939, when they followed Hitler's call to relocate to the German Reich (or rather to the occupied Polish territory of the Warthegau, where they were used to secure the "Germanization" of the region).
One of the central ideas of the awakening periods was opposition to Germanization. People began to advocate the use of Estonian even among the upper strata of society.
The Germans eventually defeated the Polish resisters and proceeded to raze the city as part of the larger "Germanization" plan for Eastern Europe.
On the other hand, with the intention of Germanization, the Muslim figure is subject to transparency, as is not the case with other churches and religious societies like the Greek or Bulgarian Orthodox church or the Arab speaking Coptic Church.
It was incorporated directly into the Third Reich, then, apart from the germanization of urban onomastics also the city name was changed - Lodz became Litzmannstadt (25).
In this context, it is important to ensure that policy normalization in the eurozone does not become Germanization, which was the status quo the last time eurozone conditions were "normal," before the financial crisis.
Ghazala (1995) uses the term "Arabization" or "Arabicization" as a synonym for technical translation, "Arabization (or Arabicization, by analogy to Anglicization, Germanization, etc.) is the translation of technical terms into Arabic" (p.
Martin Winstone avoids overtly equating this Nazi-inspired publication with a long-term plan for the General Government (GG), even though the genocidal implications of demographic reengineering and Germanization on such a massive scale would seem inevitable.
cultural treasures and germanization of the Polish country and
I think that it is our duty to take their children with us, to remove them from their environment if necessary by robbing or stealing them." (83) The Office of Racial Policy had specified that "[t]he children suitable for [assimilation] are not to be over 8 to 10 years of age because, as a rule, a genuine ethnic transformation, that is, a final Germanization, is possible only up to this age.