(ˈi stərˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to influence with eastern ideas, customs, or practices.
east`ern•i•za′tion, n.
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Her grandmother tries to Easternize Western apparel and social costumes to appropriate them for her Muslim and Eastern identity.
(35) The slogan was "First Sovietize the student, and only then Easternize him" (Snachalo studenta osovetit', a uzh potom tol'ko ovostochit'), (36) It was unclear what Kuchumov meant by this statement, but to Rafes, this motto sounded "perhaps a bit crude" (mozhet byt 'slishkom grubo) and recalled the political agitation formula used in the Red Army: "First you de-peasantize a Red Army soldier, then only in the last three months re-peasantize him" (Snachalo krasnoarmeitsa raskrestianit', potom tol'ko poslednie tri mesiatsa snovo ego okrestianet').
The aftermath of the Second Vatican Council led to pressure to "Easternize" the Church, especially in the West which was more heavily Latinized: this has had mixed results.
Concomitantly, it is argued that the JDP's ideological platform motivates the party elite to "Middle Easternize" Turkish foreign policy.
Henry Suzzallo's name was mentioned at the time, but a few issues conflated: the Northwest Journal of Education insinuated that Suzzallo was part of a Columbia-Carnegie Foundation effort to "Easternize" the west; that Suzzallo was unmarried (a belief that was not true as of 1914); and that he had no executive experience.