Gallicise

Gallic ADJECTIVE 1) of or characteristic of France or the French. 2) of or relating to the Gauls.
DERIVATIVES Gallicize (also Gallicise) verb.
ORIGIN Latin Gallicus, from Gallus 'a Gaul' .

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  • Gallicise — (Brit.) v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallicise — [c]/ˈgæləsaɪz/ (say galuhsuyz) (sometimes lower case) –verb (Gallicised, Gallicising) –verb (t) 1. to make French in language, culture, etc. –verb (i) 2. to become French. Also, Gallicize …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gallicise — Gallˈicize or Gallˈicise transitive verb and intransitive verb (also without cap) to assimilate or conform to French habits, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑Gallic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gallicised — Gallicise (Brit.) v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallicises — Gallicise (Brit.) v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallicising — Gallicise (Brit.) v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallicize — Gallicization, n. Gallicizer, n. /gal euh suyz /, v.t., v.i., Gallicized, Gallicizing. (sometimes l.c.) to make or become French in language, character, etc. Also, esp. Brit., gallicise. [1765 75; < L Gallic(us) GALLIC + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gallicize — (Amer.) Gal·li·cize || gælɪsaɪz v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallicized — Gallicize (Amer.) Gal·li·cize || gælɪsaɪz v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gallicizes — Gallicize (Amer.) Gal·li·cize || gælɪsaɪz v. become French in character or language; cause to adopt French cultural characteristics (also Gallicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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