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v. A·mer·i·can·ized, A·mer·i·can·iz·ing, A·mer·i·can·iz·es
1. To make American in form, style, or character.
2. To absorb or assimilate into American culture.
3. To bring under American influence or control.
To become American, as in spirit.
A·mer′i·can·i·za′tion (-kə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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to make or become American in outlook, attitudes, etc
Aˌmericaniˈzation, Aˌmericaniˈsation n
Aˈmericanˌizer, Aˈmericanˌiser n
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A•mer•i•can•ize(əˈmɛr ɪ kəˌnaɪz)
v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make or become American in character; assimilate to U.S. customs and institutions.
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Past participle: Americanized
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|Verb||1.||Americanize - make American in character; "The year in the US has completely Americanized him"|
|2.||Americanize - become American in character; "After a year in Iowa, he has totally Americanized"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
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Americanize[əˈmɛrɪkəˌnaɪz] Americanise (British) vt [+ person, culture, country] → américaniser
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americanize[əˈmɛrɪkənaɪz] vt → americanizzare
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