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Americanize

verb [T] (UK usually Americanise)     /əˈmer.ɪ.kən.aɪz/
to become or make something typical of the US or US culture: Linda Chan was born in Hong Kong but grew up in New York and quickly became Americanized.disapproving Many European cities have been Americanized with burger bars and diners.Nationalities Americanization (UK usually Americanisation)     /əˌmer.ɪ.kən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ɪˈ-/ noun [U]
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