/aw strayl"yeuh nuyz'/, v.t., v.i., Australianized, Australianizing.
to make or become Australian in speech, manners, practices, etc.
Also, esp. Brit., Australianise.
[1880-85; AUSTRALIAN + -IZE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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