sinicize

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verb, often capitalized si·ni·cize \ˈsī-nə-ˌsīz, ˈsi-\

Definition of sinicize

sinicized

;

sinicizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to modify by Chinese influence

Origin and Etymology of sinicize

Medieval Latin sinicus Chinese, from Late Latin Sinae, plural, Chinese — more at sino-


First Known Use: 1889

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