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A·mer·i·can·ize

 (ə-mĕr′ĭ-kə-nīz′)
v. A·mer·i·can·ized, A·mer·i·can·iz·ing, A·mer·i·can·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To make American in form, style, or character.
2. To absorb or assimilate into American culture.
3. To bring under American influence or control.
v.intr.
To become American, as in spirit.

A·mer′i·can·i·za′tion (-kə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

Americanize

(əˈmɛrɪkəˌnaɪz) or

Americanise

vb
to make or become American in outlook, attitudes, etc
Aˌmericaniˈzation, Aˌmericaniˈsation n
Aˈmericanˌizer, Aˈmericanˌiser n

A•mer•i•can•ize

(əˈmɛr ɪ kəˌnaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make or become American in character; assimilate to U.S. customs and institutions.
[1790–1800, Amer.]
A•mer`i•can•i•za′tion, n.

Americanize


Past participle: Americanized
Gerund: Americanizing

Imperative
Americanize
Americanize
Present
I Americanize
you Americanize
he/she/it Americanizes
we Americanize
you Americanize
they Americanize
Preterite
I Americanized
you Americanized
he/she/it Americanized
we Americanized
you Americanized
they Americanized
Present Continuous
I am Americanizing
you are Americanizing
he/she/it is Americanizing
we are Americanizing
you are Americanizing
they are Americanizing
Present Perfect
I have Americanized
you have Americanized
he/she/it has Americanized
we have Americanized
you have Americanized
they have Americanized
Past Continuous
I was Americanizing
you were Americanizing
he/she/it was Americanizing
we were Americanizing
you were Americanizing
they were Americanizing
Past Perfect
I had Americanized
you had Americanized
he/she/it had Americanized
we had Americanized
you had Americanized
they had Americanized
Future
I will Americanize
you will Americanize
he/she/it will Americanize
we will Americanize
you will Americanize
they will Americanize
Future Perfect
I will have Americanized
you will have Americanized
he/she/it will have Americanized
we will have Americanized
you will have Americanized
they will have Americanized
Future Continuous
I will be Americanizing
you will be Americanizing
he/she/it will be Americanizing
we will be Americanizing
you will be Americanizing
they will be Americanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Americanizing
you have been Americanizing
he/she/it has been Americanizing
we have been Americanizing
you have been Americanizing
they have been Americanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Americanizing
you will have been Americanizing
he/she/it will have been Americanizing
we will have been Americanizing
you will have been Americanizing
they will have been Americanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Americanizing
you had been Americanizing
he/she/it had been Americanizing
we had been Americanizing
you had been Americanizing
they had been Americanizing
Conditional
I would Americanize
you would Americanize
he/she/it would Americanize
we would Americanize
you would Americanize
they would Americanize
Past Conditional
I would have Americanized
you would have Americanized
he/she/it would have Americanized
we would have Americanized
you would have Americanized
they would have Americanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.Americanize - make American in character; "The year in the US has completely Americanized him"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.Americanize - become American in character; "After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
Translations
amerikkalaistaa
amerikanizirati
amerikanisere

Americanize

[əˈmerɪkənaɪz] VTamericanizar
to become Americanizedamericanizarse

Americanize

[əˈmɛrɪkəˌnaɪz] Americanise (British) vt [+ person, culture, country] → américaniser

Americanize

visich amerikanisieren

americanize

[əˈmɛrɪkənaɪz] vtamericanizzare
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