Definition of Sinicize in English:


(British Sinicise)

Pronunciation /ˈsɪnɪsʌɪz//ˈsʌɪnɪsʌɪz/


[with object]often as adjective Sinicized
  • Make Chinese in character or form.

    ‘a more Sinicized conception of rulership’
    • ‘In those years many Protestant-American missionaries in China were making an effort to "Sinicize" their missions.’
    • ‘U.S. companies in China have been Sinicized more successfully than their counterparts from other nations.’
    • ‘At the very least, they acknowledge a need to Sinicize outside ideas.’
    • ‘This type of representation is generally regarded as a more Chinese-looking, or Sinicized image.’
    • ‘He calls this politicized style Sinicized English.’