Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of making English in form or character, or of becoming Anglicized. Also spelled Anglicisation.
- n. US alternative spelling of anglicisation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of anglicizing, or making English in character.
- n. the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance
“The most common term, however, is "margrave", which is an anglicization of the German word markgraf.”
“Sherry was once known as "sack" thought to be an anglicization of the Spanish word saca from the verb sacar , to extract among the British, who have been enthusiastic Sherry drinkers since the 16th century when Sir Francis Drake attacked Cadiz and brought a couple thousand casks of Sherry back for the Queen.”
“I dug up my copy of “Korean Food Guide in English” which has what I think is more accurate anglicization of various Korean dishes mentioned here:”
“I take it that 'Arthuret' is merely a much later anglicization of Arfderydd, and doesn't signify any Arthurian association.”
“Immigrants accepted many of these attempts with limited resistance, but did reject some efforts to modernize religious practice, education and child-rearing, preferring to adapt in ways not intended by those committed to anglicization.”
“Ann, 'Zion' is an anglicization of the Hebrew word.”
“John may well be right in saying that you saw an anglicization in his blog first.”
“It seemed obvious that the anglicization should be as it looked: ‘g-dansk’, but there were a few people who suggested that it would be closer to the Polish pronunciation to call it /gdaɪnsk/.”
“There may well come a time when beɪʒɪŋ is accepted universally as the anglicization, but until that time, my view is that the BBC is right to try and uphold a more authentic pronunciation.”
“Nothing to do with Jerusalem, the name is a anglicization of “girasole” — turning to the sun in Italian — which reflects its sunflower “roots.””
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