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French +‎ -ify.


  • enPR: frĕnchʹĭfī, IPA(key): /ˈfɹɛntʃɪfaɪ/
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Frenchify (third-person singular simple present Frenchifies, present participle Frenchifying, simple past and past participle Frenchified)

  1. (transitive) To make (something) (more) French in appearance, form, character or manners.
    This café likes to Frenchify the names of its dishes to make them sound better than they actually are — they call their fish and chips "poisson-frites".
  2. (intransitive) To become (more) French.
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):

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