Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of Frenchify.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In August 2009, Naema Ahmed, a pharmacist, mother of three and an observant Muslim living in Montreal, began what is known in French as a cour de francisation—literally, a Frenchifying class—at CEGEP Saint-Laurent in the city’s north end.

    Tempest in a niqab - Canada - Macleans.ca

  • Older Nokia phones in fact listed the piece as Grande Valse (Frenchifying the original Spanish).

    Alex Henry: The Story of the Nokia Tune

  • But trust me, if you pronounce your order the English/American way, you are likely to end up having to repeat yourself, and you will inevitably end up Frenchifying it in the end, out of sheer desperation.

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  • The French, after their bold seizure of the island in the name of liberty for the earnest friars, and sealing their brave conquest in the blood of the obstinate Polynesian who had hated to learn a new liturgy and to unlearn his old Protestant songs, feared that the dispersion of the people upon their little plantations, to which they were greatly attached, would make their Frenchifying a long task.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • Each governor or admiral made these transfers here, as in the Marquesas and all the islands, with the primary object of lessening native cohesion, of Frenchifying us.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • "Day-ahn-JAY-lo!" they screamed, Frenchifying his name, until the band appeared shortly before 9 p.m.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • On the heels of the Charter of the French language's coming into force, he implemented Frenchifying measures to support recent immigrants with their integration into their new society.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • Frenchifying your Turkey Day leftovers cooks begin planning their holiday baking.

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  • How far general policy will admit these Heroes of Flight to be treated with the contempt they deserve, I am not able to say, but most sincerely shall regret any necessity of Frenchifying in our deportment on the occasion.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • The former strikes me as the old syndrome of Frenchifying a word that’s English despite its Gallic origin.

    The Grammarphobia Blog » Blog Archive » Franglais speaking

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