germanize

verb, often capitalized ger·man·ize \ ˈjər-mə-ˌnīz \

Definition of germanize

germanized; germanizing
transitive verb
1 archaic : to translate into German
2 : to cause to acquire German characteristics
intransitive verb
: to have or acquire German customs or leanings

germanization

play \ˌjər-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, often capitalized

First Known Use of germanize

1598


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