prussianize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Usage: often capitalized Date: 1861 to make Prussian in character or principle (as in authoritarian control or rigid discipline) • prussianization noun

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  • prussianize — nīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized : to make Prussian in character or principle (as in authoritarian control or rigid discipline) prussianize education …   Useful english dictionary

  • prussianize — prussianization, n. prussianizer, n. /prush euh nuyz /, v.t., prussianized, prussianizing. (sometimes cap.) to make Prussian, as in character, method, organization, etc. Also, esp. Brit., prussianise. [1860 65; PRUSSIAN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • prussianize — prus·sian·ize …   English syllables

  • prussianise — British variant of prussianize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prussianization — noun see prussianize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Prussian Settlement Commission — The Prussian Settlement Commission ( de. Königlich Preußische Ansiedlungskommission in den Provinzen Westpreußen und Posen, which translates Royal Prussian Settlement Commission in the provinces of West Prussia and Posen) was a Prussian… …   Wikipedia

  • Prussify — Prussˈify transitive verb To Prussianize, assimilate to Prussian ways, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑Prussian …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|mil|i|ta|rize — «dee MIHL uh tuh ryz», transitive verb, rized, riz|ing. 1. to free from military control; deprive of military character: »to demilitarize a zone or boundary between enemy countries. ... deliberate attempt to de Prussianize and demilitarize its 48 …   Useful english dictionary

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