Definition of “anglicize” - English Dictionary


“anglicize” in American English

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anglicizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈæŋ·ɡləˌsɑɪz/

to change a word or name to make it sound or look like English:

Lloyd is an anglicized form of the Welsh name Llwyd, meaning “gray(-haired)” or “senior."

(Definition of “anglicize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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