English to Afrikaans Meaning :: anglicize

Anglicize :
verengels
- verengelsanglicizedanglicizesanglicizing
 

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Verb(1) make English in appearance

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(1) In 1816 Saartje Bartman, a South African woman whose original name is unknown and whose Dutch name had been anglicized to Sarah Bartmann, died in Paris.(2) For Owen, to whom speaking English has brought success and respectability, anglicising Irish place names represents the modernisation of Ireland as a nation.(3) Griggs anglicised the name, reshaped the heel, added the yellow stitching and trademarked the AirWair soles.(4) The United States anglicized the name to ├ö├ç├┐Porto Rico├ö├ç├û when it occupied the island in 1898 after the Spanish-American War.(5) Well-meaning and often charming, my father escaped his heritage as much he could by marrying a non-Italian non-Catholic; he anglicized his name from Vittorio Giuseppe to Victor John Corsini.(6) The De Boyvilles - the name was anglicised in the 18th century - claim Kelburn is the oldest castle in Scotland to have been continuously occupied by one family.(7) His daughter, however, is somewhat anglicised .(8) This comic operetta tells the story of a South Sea Island despot who wishes to anglicise his island by importing all things English.(9) A letter of complaint has been sent to An Post about the anglicisation of its name to The Post Office and a motion condemning this retrograde step was passed unanimously.(10) Among Comte's crimes is having coined the term ├ö├ç├┐sociology,├ö├ç├û though I suspect he wrote sociologie and someone else anglicized it.(11) No, what they're worried about is the anglicisation of the grammar itself.(12) The National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights attempted to defend Scottish values against anglicization but was not an effective political force.(13) Some Finnish Americans anglicized their names and joined American churches and clubs.(14) The Battenbergs also anglicized their name to Mountbatten.(15) Our own town of Athy owes its name to the anglicization of the Gaelic place name Ath Ôö£├¼ meaning the Ford of Ae.(16) They called it Bom Bahia, a name that was subsequently anglicised to Bombay under the Raj.
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1. anglicise ::
verengels
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anglicize, anglicized, anglicizes, anglicizing
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