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polonize

(ˈpɒləˌnaɪz) or

polonise

vb (tr)
to make Polish
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(13) Campaigns of forcible renaming for political reasons have included the Finnicization of Swedish surnames in 1906-7, the Hispanicization of Filipino surnames in 1849, and the Polonization of German surnames in Poland after World War II (Walkowiak, "Personal Names in Language Policy," 199-202).
The Polonization of local residents was held under the influence of the Polish culture.
Among their topics are images and narratives: Germans and Jews in the "Annales seu Cronicae incliti Regni Poloniae" of Jan Dlugosz (1415-80), from Johann Pezzi to Joseph Perl: Galician Haskalah and the Austrian Enlightenment, in the defense of Germandom in the east: Jews and the Verein f'r das Duetschtum im Ausland, transformations of the relationship between Jews and Germans in the Bukovina 1910-40, and aliens in the lands of the Plasts: the Polonization of Lower Silesia and its Jewish community in the years 1945-50.
(30.) Stanislaw Michalowski & Jaroslaw Kruk, Offset and Polonization in View of the European Union Law, Defense 24, (Mar.
The lack of awareness on the part of the Polish educated classes that the time had long passed for polonization of Ukrainians caused major mistakes in policy toward Ukrainians during the interwar period.
It conducted an intensive Polonization campaign and even prepared plans in 1938-39 to remove Ukrainians from the south-eastern territories (Iliushyn 2000, 15).
Here, Hrushevsky examined the ethnic composition of the different orders and the degree to which they retained their national identity in the face of spreading polonization. Especially in the western part of Ukraine, it was assimilation in the face of Polish cultural influences, rather than ethnicity, that proved the more important.
(23) The bitter experience of the overall polonization in the system of higher education for women incited West Ukrainian intellectuals to seek opportunities to establish institutions more favorable to national traditions.
Despite the intensive russification and the threat of polonization, Latgalians managed to preserve their distinctive features.