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English definition of “westernize”

westernize

verb [I/T] (also Westernize)  /ˈwes·tərˌnɑɪz/
world history to fill with qualities typical of a western region, esp. Western Europe and America
westernization
noun [U] (also Westernization)  /ˌwes·tər·nəˈzeɪ·ʃən/
world history The process of westernization in China is spreading rapidly.
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