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Japanize

verb Jap·a·nize \ˈja-pə-ˌnīz\
Jap·a·nizedJap·a·niz·ing

Definition of JAPANIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to make Japanese
2
:  to bring (as an area or industry) under the influence of Japan
Jap·a·ni·za·tion \ˌja-pə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of JAPANIZE

1890

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