anglicisation

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˌæŋ.ɡlɪ.saɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/, /ˌæŋ.ɡlɪ.səˈzeɪ.ʃən/
    Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

anglicisation (uncountable)

  1. The process by which something or someone (usually a word) is made more English. Usually applied to language or culture.
    The name Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is an anglicisation of the gaelic name dubh linn

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Last modified on 17 March 2014, at 23:05