Meaning of Sinicize in English:



(also British Sinicise)
[with object]
  • Make Chinese in character or form.

    ‘generations of Chinese children grew up reading his translations of Andersen's work, although he Sinicized the stories a little’
    • ‘a more Sinicized conception of rulership’
    • ‘At the very least, they acknowledge a need to Sinicize outside ideas.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This type of representation is generally regarded as a more Chinese-looking, or Sinicized image.’
    • ‘He calls this politicized style Sinicized English.’



/ˈsɪnɪsʌɪz/ /ˈsʌɪnɪsʌɪz/