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Originally: = "anglicization". Later also (Christian Church): the action of making something Anglican (in doctrine or character); the process of becoming Anglican.
Late 19th century. From Anglicanize + -ation. Compare earlier anglicization, Anglification.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.