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Rus·si·fy

 (rŭs′ə-fī′)
tr.v. Rus·si·fied, Rus·si·fy·ing, Rus·si·fies
To make Russian in character or quality.

Rus′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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Russify

(ˈrʌsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to cause to become Russian in character
ˌRussifiˈcation n
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Rus•sian•ize

(ˈrʌʃ əˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make Russian.
[1825–35]
Rus`sian•i•za′tion, n.
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Russify


Past participle: Russified
Gerund: Russifying

Imperative
Russify
Russify
Present
I Russify
you Russify
he/she/it Russifies
we Russify
you Russify
they Russify
Preterite
I Russified
you Russified
he/she/it Russified
we Russified
you Russified
they Russified
Present Continuous
I am Russifying
you are Russifying
he/she/it is Russifying
we are Russifying
you are Russifying
they are Russifying
Present Perfect
I have Russified
you have Russified
he/she/it has Russified
we have Russified
you have Russified
they have Russified
Past Continuous
I was Russifying
you were Russifying
he/she/it was Russifying
we were Russifying
you were Russifying
they were Russifying
Past Perfect
I had Russified
you had Russified
he/she/it had Russified
we had Russified
you had Russified
they had Russified
Future
I will Russify
you will Russify
he/she/it will Russify
we will Russify
you will Russify
they will Russify
Future Perfect
I will have Russified
you will have Russified
he/she/it will have Russified
we will have Russified
you will have Russified
they will have Russified
Future Continuous
I will be Russifying
you will be Russifying
he/she/it will be Russifying
we will be Russifying
you will be Russifying
they will be Russifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Russifying
you have been Russifying
he/she/it has been Russifying
we have been Russifying
you have been Russifying
they have been Russifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Russifying
you will have been Russifying
he/she/it will have been Russifying
we will have been Russifying
you will have been Russifying
they will have been Russifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Russifying
you had been Russifying
he/she/it had been Russifying
we had been Russifying
you had been Russifying
they had been Russifying
Conditional
I would Russify
you would Russify
he/she/it would Russify
we would Russify
you would Russify
they would Russify
Past Conditional
I would have Russified
you would have Russified
he/she/it would have Russified
we would have Russified
you would have Russified
they would have Russified
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