Simple Definition of anglicize
: to make (something or someone) English or more English
Full Definition of anglicize
1 : to make English in quality or characteristics
2 : to adapt (a foreign word, name, or phrase) to English usage: as a : to alter to a characteristic English form, sound, or spelling b : to convert (a name) to its English equivalent <anglicize Juan as John>
Examples of anglicize
The cookbook anglicized many exotic dishes to make them easier to prepare.
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