One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make Australian in character.‘the two companies got together to Australianize the product’‘the agency boss is an Australianized Brit living a two-hour commute from Sydney’
- ‘Traditionally, they have just played the British coverage but in recent years they have felt the need to Australianize it.’
- ‘The club should lead the nation and Australianize its constitution.’
- ‘We would take that program and we would Australianize it more and more.’
- ‘The film has been praised as postmodern pastiche and an Australian musical which can be seen to Australianize the form.’
- ‘Directly electing the president would mean that our Constitutional symbolism, as well as being Australianised and de-Anglicised, would also be democratised.’
- ‘It was the right time to launch a new company with the intention to revitalise and 'Australianise' Melbourne theatre.’
- ‘I Australianized the recipe a little bit by using kangaroo steak instead of venison.’
- ‘This is the heaviest and bleakest view of Australianised suburbia ever represented on local screens.’
- ‘If we're going to win the hearts and minds of the Australian public and Australianize this game, we have to be successful as entertainers.’
- ‘There's an attempt to Australianize the romantic-comedy genre alongside, and in opposition to, international interpretations.’
Mid 19th century: from Australian + -ize.
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