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tr.v. Eu·ro·pe·an·ized, Eu·ro·pe·an·iz·ing, Eu·ro·pe·an·iz·es
To make European.

Eu′ro·pe′an·i·za′tion (-ə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.europeanization - assimilation into European cultureEuropeanization - assimilation into European culture  
assimilation, absorption - the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another


[ˌjʊərəˌpɪənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Neuropeización f
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In the bilateral framework, Minister Bushati highlighted the enrichment of new developments in Albanian-Serbian relations, to expand bilateral and regional cooperation through synergies, for further Europeanization of the region.
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Europeanization is a complex process which brings about modifications in many aspects of people's everyday lives.
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The chapter poses the following questions: First, do the concepts of Europeanization and Multi-Level Governance (MLG) satisfactorily link theory and method in explaining how engagement with the EU alters domestic governance Second, what do the developing methods of governance tell us about the explanatory power of MLG Third, to what extent does engagement with the EU lead to Europeanization of governance The chapter devoted to case studies explores these questions by an appraisal of institutions and policies, specification of the nature of the policy network, assessment of the nature and direction of change, and an evaluation of the extent to which change accosts the established power structure.
She sets out the approach to the "ideal" alternatives within the institutionalist dynamics analysis and its reflections encompassing the conceptual framework for the integration of the new European Union member states arguing that "the current situation discusses the application of Europeanization process in governance applicable to the European Union integration framework of New Member States" (p.
In terms of foreign policy, Germany rebuilt trust by embracing Western integration and Europeanization.

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