frenchification
noun see frenchify

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Frenchification — See Frenchify. * * * …   Universalium

  • Frenchification — noun a) The act of Frenchifying. b) Something Frenchified. Syn: Gallicization, francization See Also: Frenchify …   Wiktionary

  • frenchification — french·i·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • frenchification — ˌfrenchəfə̇ˈkāshən noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from frenchify, after such pairs as English amplify: amplification : the act of frenchifying or the state of being frenchified …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Frenchify — Frenchification, n. /fren cheuh fuy /, v.t., Frenchified, Frenchifying. (often l.c.) to make (something or someone) resemble the French, as in manners, customs, or dress: to Frenchify the spelling of one s name. [1585 95; FRENCH + IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dutch language — Dutch Nederlands Pronunciation [ˈneːdərlɑnts] ( listen) …   Wikipedia

  • frenchify — transitive verb ( ified; ifying) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1592 to make French in qualities, traits, or typical practices • frenchification noun, often capitalized …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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