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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Origin and Etymology of polonize
International Scientific Vocabulary polon-, (from Medieval Latin Polonia Poland) + -ize
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