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oc·ci·den·tal

or Oc·ci·den·tal  (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′tl)
adj.
Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western.
n.
A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.

occidental

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
a literary or formal word for western Compare oriental

Occidental

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
of or relating to the Occident
n
(Physical Geography) an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
ˌOcciˈdentalism n
ˌOcciˈdentalist n, adj
ˌOcciˈdentally adv

oc•ci•den•tal

(ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl)

adj.
1. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to the Occident or its inhabitants.
2. western.
n.
3. (usu. cap.) an inhabitant of the Occident.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
oc`ci•den′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Occidental - a native inhabitant of the Occident
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.Occidental - an artificial language
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
Adj.1.occidental - denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"
western - relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts; "the Western world"; "Western thought"; "Western thought"
Translations

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdentl] ADJoccidental

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl] adj (= western) → occidental(e)

occidental

adj (liter)abendländisch
n (rare)Abendländer(in) m(f)

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdɛntl] adj (frm) → occidentale
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If Christianity has done everything to orientalize the Occident, Judaism has always played an essential part in occidentalizing it again: which in a certain sense means making of Europe's mission and history a continuation of the Greek.
Within this emergent context of multicultural temporal coevalness, "transnational indifference" inaugurates a new mode of transnational social relationality rendering forms of othering defunct: cultures encounter each other not by means of an orientalizing or occidentalizing gaze, (4) through which the constitution of the self other binary implicates both in a complex and a fraught entanglement, but now by a set of mediations that open up the social field to alternative social imaginations.
As a result, European immigration was intensified, substituting slave labor, and creating colonies in wastelands providing workers for the emerging industries, as well as the whitening of the Brazilian population and Occidentalizing its culture (see, e.