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tr. & intr.v. Jap·a·nized, Jap·a·niz·ing, Jap·a·niz·es
To make or become Japanese in form, idiom, style, or character.

Jap′a·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˈdʒæpəˌnaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to make Japanese
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The Japanization of English Language Education: Promotion of the National Language within Foreign Language Policy.
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In Part 1, Hershock culturally situates Buddhism, chronicles the early phases of the Japanization of Buddhism, and introduces us to the main figures in the development of Zen institutions and practice.
Drawing on written evidence like government documents and personal records, she interprets each aspect of the military administration of Guam from the perspective of the navy's management of the South Sea Islands, examining non-militarization and how it related to Guam's occupation by Japan, efforts to bring about economic development, and the application of Japanization to Guam's Chamorros.
policies and implementation, political participation, Japanization, and others (Chapter Nine).
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Global Japanization (London and New York: Routledge, 1994).
While Playing in Isolation presents this early history of the sport in Taiwan in a fairly clear manner, providing copious details about the early success of youth baseball on the island in bridging the cultural gap between the Han Chinese, indigenous Taiwanese (referred to here as aborigines), and their Japanese conquerors, the book is less successful in its presentation of the events precipitating Taiwan's involuntary Japanization and Taiwanese history in general.