Finlandize
transitive verb see Finlandization

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Finlandize — (Amer.) v. subject to Finlandization (also Finlandise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Finlandize — [fin′lən dīz′] vt. Finlandized, Finlandizing [in allusion to an allegedly similar relationship between Finland and the U.S.S.R. after WWII] to cause (a country) to accommodate its foreign policy to that of the U.S.S.R. as in order to maintain its …   English World dictionary

  • Finlandize — /fin leuhn duyz /, v.t., Finlandized, Finlandizing. to subject to Finlandization. Also, esp. Brit., Finlandise. [1970 75; back formation from FINLANDIZATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • finlandize — fin·land·ize …   English syllables

  • finlandize — transitive verb see finlandization * * * /fin leuhn duyz /, v.t., Finlandized, Finlandizing. to subject to Finlandization. Also, esp. Brit., Finlandise. [1970 75; back formation from FINLANDIZATION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Finlandized — Finlandize (Amer.) v. subject to Finlandization (also Finlandise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Finlandizes — Finlandize (Amer.) v. subject to Finlandization (also Finlandise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Finlandizing — Finlandize (Amer.) v. subject to Finlandization (also Finlandise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Finlandization — noun Etymology: Finland Date: 1969 a foreign policy of neutrality under the influence of the Soviet Union; also the conversion to such a policy • Finlandize transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subject — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. topic, theme; matter; liege, vassal, citizen. See grammar, thought, servant, teaching. v. t. reduce, control, restrain, tame; treat, expose. See subjection, thought. adj. liable, conditioned (upon).… …   English dictionary for students

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