gallicize

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verb, often capitalized gal·li·cize \ˈga-lə-ˌsīz\

Definition of gallicize

gallicized

;

gallicizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to conform to a French mode or idiom

gallicization

play \ˌga-lə-sə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, often capitalized

Origin and Etymology of gallicize

Gallic + -ize


First Known Use: 1773

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