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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of anglicize.
  • adj. Converted to English in form, idiom, style or character.
  • adj. Borrowed from English


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  • Its distinguished history has made shampoo a grand Global English word, or rather a Hindi word anglicized and reinvented by speakers of English, from the days of the East India Company and Sake Dean Mahomet to the scientists and marketing wizards of corporate America.4

    The English Is Coming!

  • The term bokeh is an anglicized version of a Japanese word used to describe the portion of a photograph that is out of focus behind the area of principal focus in a picture.

    Daily DIY

  • The Panther edition is an "anglicized" version of the original American book.

    The Voyage of the Space Beagle

  • In the mid-nineteenth century, the British fondness for shampooing crossed the English Channel to become the anglicized French phrase le shampooing, literally β€œthe shampooing,” pronounced with a light n sound at the end of the word: le shahmpooahn.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Later, Arabian coffee and cotton were also imported into the British Isles, along with words that were anglicized.

    The English Is Coming!

  • This step suggested that the most important resource for the exchange of ideas, and the surest to offer the most promising and profitable transnational education, was no longer anglicized Latin but rather rebranded English.

    The English Is Coming!

  • For the time being, the whole idea of anglicized pronunciations of foreign terms was just too weird and complicated.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Even languages to the north, where English picked up parka in 1625, supplied words that became Angle-like, or β€œanglicized.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • Even in the most anglicized Gringo Gulch one can take one look around and understate the stark realization that we ain't in Kansas anymore, Toto.

    Charging for parking

  • The MCC president added, "I am sure if Suaad Mohamud had been a White woman with an anglicized name, Liliane Khadour would not have dared to declare her an impostor."

    Archive 2009-08-01


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