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Americanize

verb [T] uk (UK usually Americanise)   /əˈmer.ɪ.kən.aɪz/ us  
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.
Americanization
noun [U] uk (UK usually Americanisation)   /əˌmer.ɪ.kən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ɪˈ-/
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