Meaning of Italianize

I•tal•ian•ize

Pronunciation: (i-tal'yu-nīz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to become Italian in manner, character, etc.
  2. to speak Italian.
—v.t.
  1. to make Italian, esp. in manner, character, etc.
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