Definition of bilingualize in English:

bilingualize

(also bilingualise)

verb

  • 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.

Origin

1930s. From bilingual + -ize.

Pronunciation

bilingualize

/(ˌ)bʌɪˈlɪŋɡw(ə)lʌɪz/