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oc·ci·den·tal·ize

or Oc·ci·den·tal·ize (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′tl-īz′)
tr.v. oc·ci·den·tal·ized, oc·ci·den·tal·iz·ing, oc·ci·den·tal·iz·es or Oc·ci·den·tal·ized or Oc·ci·den·tal·iz·ing or Oc·ci·den·tal·iz·es
To make Occidental in character, outlook, or way of life.

oc′ci·den′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Occidentalize

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəˌlaɪz) or

Occidentalise

vb
to make or become Occidental
ˌOcciˌdentaliˈzation, ˌOcciˌdentaliˈsation n
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Oc•ci•den•tal•ize

(ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make Occidental.
[1865–70]
Oc`ci•den`tal•i•za′tion, n.
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Occidentalize


Past participle: Occidentalized
Gerund: Occidentalizing

Imperative
Occidentalize
Occidentalize
Present
I Occidentalize
you Occidentalize
he/she/it Occidentalizes
we Occidentalize
you Occidentalize
they Occidentalize
Preterite
I Occidentalized
you Occidentalized
he/she/it Occidentalized
we Occidentalized
you Occidentalized
they Occidentalized
Present Continuous
I am Occidentalizing
you are Occidentalizing
he/she/it is Occidentalizing
we are Occidentalizing
you are Occidentalizing
they are Occidentalizing
Present Perfect
I have Occidentalized
you have Occidentalized
he/she/it has Occidentalized
we have Occidentalized
you have Occidentalized
they have Occidentalized
Past Continuous
I was Occidentalizing
you were Occidentalizing
he/she/it was Occidentalizing
we were Occidentalizing
you were Occidentalizing
they were Occidentalizing
Past Perfect
I had Occidentalized
you had Occidentalized
he/she/it had Occidentalized
we had Occidentalized
you had Occidentalized
they had Occidentalized
Future
I will Occidentalize
you will Occidentalize
he/she/it will Occidentalize
we will Occidentalize
you will Occidentalize
they will Occidentalize
Future Perfect
I will have Occidentalized
you will have Occidentalized
he/she/it will have Occidentalized
we will have Occidentalized
you will have Occidentalized
they will have Occidentalized
Future Continuous
I will be Occidentalizing
you will be Occidentalizing
he/she/it will be Occidentalizing
we will be Occidentalizing
you will be Occidentalizing
they will be Occidentalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Occidentalizing
you have been Occidentalizing
he/she/it has been Occidentalizing
we have been Occidentalizing
you have been Occidentalizing
they have been Occidentalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Occidentalizing
you will have been Occidentalizing
he/she/it will have been Occidentalizing
we will have been Occidentalizing
you will have been Occidentalizing
they will have been Occidentalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Occidentalizing
you had been Occidentalizing
he/she/it had been Occidentalizing
we had been Occidentalizing
you had been Occidentalizing
they had been Occidentalizing
Conditional
I would Occidentalize
you would Occidentalize
he/she/it would Occidentalize
we would Occidentalize
you would Occidentalize
they would Occidentalize
Past Conditional
I would have Occidentalized
you would have Occidentalized
he/she/it would have Occidentalized
we would have Occidentalized
you would have Occidentalized
they would have Occidentalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.occidentalize - make western in character; "The country was Westernized after it opened up"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
orientalise, orientalize - make oriental in character; "orientalize your garden"
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References in periodicals archive ?
Modernization came to be synonymous with Occidentalization. Using Gilberto Freyre's work as a case study, the authors highlight his tracing of both patriarchal authoritarianism and sexual-racial flexibility in relation to Brazil's Moorish lineage, as well as his recuperation of the Sephardi for the national formation of Brazil's economy, science, and culture.
In poetically envisioning his own sacrifice, De Quincey substitutes the real history of Wordsworth's reimagined scene, a history that archeologists and geologists were beginning to reconstruct and document, with a different form of Occidentalization. If the dreams were mere fancy they would represent cultural fantasy, but instead they touch on Jungian archetypes that suggest a connection at a deeper, more powerful, and yet also more creative level.
(74) However, a hidden irony lies in this instance of imposed "Occidentalization"; namely, the very element of universalism inscribed into its texture.