polonizetransitive verb, often capitalized
po·lo·nize | \ ˈpōləˌnīz\
Definition of polonize
1 : to cause to acquire Polish customs or attitudes especially : to force into conformity with Polish cultural patterns or governmental policies German cities assigned to Poland have been polonized — M. A. Pei the Polish clergy … use their influence to polonize the people — Russian Poland
2 : to modify (a word or expression) to conform to characteristics distinctive of Polish difficult … to polonize English terms— B. W. A. Massey
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