Definition of Anglicization

1. Noun. The act of anglicizing; making English in appearance.

Exact synonyms: Anglicisation
Generic synonyms: Absorption, Assimilation
Derivative terms: Anglicise, Anglicize



Definition of Anglicization

1. n. The act of anglicizing, or making English in character.

Definition of Anglicization

1. Noun. (American English) (alternative spelling of anglicisation) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anglicization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anglicization

angles of refraction
anglesite
anglesites
anglewing
anglewise
anglewitch
anglewitches
angleworm
angleworms
anglice
anglicise
anglicised
anglicises
anglicising
anglicisms
anglicization (current term)
anglicizations
anglicize
anglicized
anglicizes
anglicizing
anglified
anglifies
anglify
angling
anglings
anglist
anglists
anglo
anglo-saxondom

Literary usage of Anglicization

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1. Ireland and the Making of Britain by Benedict Fitzpatrick (1921)
"The anglicization described took place very much later than the period he assigns ... But he is correct in so far as he indicates that the anglicization of ..."

2. Books in the War: The Romance of Library War Service by Theodore Wesley Koch (1919)
""Jake" expresses satisfaction. If a girl is pretty, she is " jake"; if a stew tastes good, it is "jake." It is presumably an anglicization of "chic ..."

3. Sketches of Rulers of India by George Devereux Oswell, William Wilson Hunter (1908)
"This is especially true of the charge so constantly levelled against the Government of India of having encouraged excessive anglicization in its system of ..."

4. Contributions to the Study of Elliptical Words in Modern English by Karl Sundén (1904)
"The reduction that may originate through anglicization of foreign loan-words ... As other illustrative examples of shortening through anglicization may be ..."

5. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1913)
"Their function as English garrisons, or at least as centres of anglicization, accounts for the bestowal upon them of a degree of independence (qualified in ..."

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