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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.
Translations

Americanized

[əˈmɛrɪkənaɪzd] Americanised (British) adj [country, culture, language] → américanisé(e)
to become Americanized → s'américaniserAmerican plan n (US) (in hotels)pension f complèteAmerican sign language nlangue f des signes américaine
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The West seeks to produce Americanized non-Americans, which means Americanizing the beliefs, culture, life styles, behavior models and even the clothes and food styles of those people who aren't US nationals," Salami said in a speech in Tehran last Monday.
The West seeks to produce Americanized non-American, which means Americanizing the belief, culture, life style, behavior model and even the clothes and food style of those people who aren't the US nationals," Salami said, addressing a ceremony in Tehran on Monday.
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