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tr.v. Eu·ro·pe·an·ized, Eu·ro·pe·an·iz·ing, Eu·ro·pe·an·iz·es
To make European.

Eu′ro·pe′an·i·za′tion (-ə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.europeanization - assimilation into European cultureEuropeanization - assimilation into European culture  
assimilation, absorption - the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
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[ˌjʊərəˌpɪənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Neuropeización f
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