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1Canadian with object Chiefly Canadian. To render bilingual; to require or encourage the use of two languages in (a place, institution, etc.).
2with object To subject to the influence of two languages; to render in two languages.
1930s. From bilingual + -ize.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.