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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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He discusses Japanized staatsmedizin as the prototype of colonial medicine in Taiwan, the chaotic beginning, revising staatsmedizin for the colony during the 1920s, and from prewar legacy to postwar legend during the 1930s and since.
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