Japanize


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Jap·a·nize

 (jăp′ə-nīz′)
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.

japanize

(ˈdʒæpəˌnaɪz) or

japanise

vb (tr)
to make Japanese
Translations
japoniser
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Phylogenetic tree showed that all Pakistani isolates were grouped together in two clades with high bootstrap values showing high genetic relatedness with some isolates from Japan (GenBank accession numbers AB373752 and AB373753), while some isolates from India (JX240355) and Taiwan (CP003603 and CP003166) were relatively distantly placed as compared to above mentioned Japanize isolates.
there is a persistent desire not only to Japanize Asia but also to Asianize Japan, a desire both to see Japan as the embodiment of Asia and to construct Asia as a reflection of Japan's past--in short, to place Asian countries along a spatial continuum, but at the same time to deny them temporal coevalness" ("Globalizing the Regional" 302).
He recognized that music education should be appropriate for the Japanese child's environment, so Japanese music education needed to Japanize Western music.