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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bar·ba·rize /ˈbɑrbəˌraɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bar·ba·rize v. i. [imp. & p. p. Barbarized p. pr. & vb. n. Barbarizing ]
 1. To become barbarous.
    The Roman empire was barbarizing rapidly from the time of Trajan.   --De Quincey.
 2. To adopt a foreign or barbarous mode of speech.
    The ill habit . . . of wretched barbarizing against the Latin and Greek idiom, with their untutored Anglicisms.    --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bar·ba·rize v. t.  To make barbarous.
    The hideous changes which have barbarized France.   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language
           [syn: barbarise]
      2: make crude or savage in behavior or speech; "his years in
         prison have barbarized the young man" [syn: barbarise]