Russianize \Rus"sian*ize\, v. t. To make Russian, or more or less like the Russians; as, to Russianize the Poles. [1913 Webster]

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  • Russianize — [rush′ənīz΄] vt. Russianized, Russianizing to make Russian in character Russianization n …   English World dictionary

  • Russianize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1831 to make Russian • Russianization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Russianize — Russianization, n. /rush euh nuyz /, v.t., Russianized, Russianizing. 1. to make Russian; impart Russian characteristics to. 2. to subordinate and force to adhere to Russian culture, ideology, etc. 3. (sometimes l.c.) to treat (leather) by a… …   Universalium

  • russianize — rus·sian·ize …   English syllables

  • Russianize — Rus•sian•ize [[t]ˈrʌʃ əˌnaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing to make Russian • Etymology: 1825–35 Rus sian•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • russianize — ˈrəshəˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Russian (I) + ize 1. a. : to cause to acquire Russian characteristics, qualities, culture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rus|si|fy — «RUHS uh fy», transitive verb, intransitive verb, fied, fy|ing. = Russianize. (Cf. ↑Russianize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Russify — Rus si*fy, v. t. [Cf. F. russifier. See { fy}.] To Russianize; as, to Russify conquered tribes. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Russify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Date: 1865 Russianize • Russification noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Russianization — noun see Russianize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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