Westernisation


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Noun1.Westernisation - assimilation of Western culture; the social process of becoming familiar with or converting to the customs and practices of Western civilization
assimilation, absorption - the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
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During the rounds of our meeting, I asked one of our Japanese counterparts if he believes that the global power shift to the East is possible and if Easternisation could compete with Westernisation in ruling the globalised world?
While the majority cries over the westernisation of our society, the culture and language of the minorities are more vulnerable and are being replaced by the culture of the majority.
The biggest problem in the world is not lack of morals, poor teaching, poverty or Westernisation; it is lack of true information.
So, having a community radio station is one of the things to prevent westernisation as it will make us project our culture.
In other words, westernisation is not always a good example for many Asian countries with alternative faiths to follow.
KARACHI -- International Diabetes Federation (IDF) President Prof Nam Han Cho has declared 'Westernisation' as a major cause of diabetes in Asian countries stretching from Asia Pacific to the Middle East and North Africa.
Summary: Legendary Indian actress rues growing Westernisation of Bollywood movies
The advisory Shura Council approved the introduction of physical education for girls in 2014, although the decision was never implemented as it faced pushback from clerics who decried it as "Westernisation."
However, the increasing westernisation of eating habits of Pakistani consumers supported the growth of breakfast cereals increasingly over the review period.
The westernisation of Kazakhstani culture has also created a noticeable move towards coffee drinking.
We believe that modernisation without westernisation is possible." On the issue of raising the height of Narmada Dam by 17 metres, Bharti said, "The decision was taken on the basis of report of the ministry of social justice and empowerment on the rehabilitation of displaced people.