Definition of Gallicize

1. v. t. To conform to the French mode or idiom.



Definition of Gallicize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make French as the culture, customs, pronunciation, or style. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To translate into French. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gallicize

1. [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallicize

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gallica
gallican
gallicanism
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gallicism
gallicisms
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gallicizations
gallicize (current term)
gallicized
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gallimaufrey
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gallimaufries

Literary usage of Gallicize

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1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve, John Canfield Spencer (1848)
"There is perhaps a tendency in the age to disregard these distinctions, snd to gallicize or generalize our forms of expression; but if I were required to ..."

2. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"a flat oblong tray for holding composed type; —proofs*, those supplied in "slips" about 18 in. long (see proof). Gallic, abbr. Ga. gallicize*, to make ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1820)
"Now, both these courts gallicize. Hence, the longer the consolidation of Germany is under any pretext delayed, the more the patriotic party will approximate ..."

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