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- ‘The National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights attempted to defend Scottish values against anglicization but was not an effective political force.’
- ‘A letter of complaint has been sent to An Post about the anglicisation of its name to The Post Office and a motion condemning this retrograde step was passed unanimously.’
- ‘No, what they're worried about is the anglicisation of the grammar itself.’
- ‘Our own town of Athy owes its name to the anglicization of the Gaelic place name Ath Í meaning the Ford of Ae.’
- ‘The Union had brought remarkable benefits but at the cost of anglicisation; as Scott put it, ‘what makes Scotland Scotland is fast disappearing’.’
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