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Si·ni·fy

 (sī′nə-fī′, sĭn′ə-)
tr.v. Si·ni·fied, Si·ni·fy·ing, Si·ni·fies
To Sinicize.

[Late Latin Sīnae, the Chinese; see Sino- + -fy.]

Si′ni·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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Accordingly, Qing emperors never tried to sinify newly-conquered peoples but instead respected their traditions.
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For most of Chinese history, China's undisputed cultural superiority allowed it first to conquer and then to sinify the peoples on the periphery of its heartland.