prussianize

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verb, often capitalized prus·sian·ize \-ˌnīz\

Definition of prussianize

prussianized

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prussianizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make Prussian in character or principle (as in authoritarian control or rigid discipline)

prussianization

play \ˌprə-shə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of prussianize

1861

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