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west·ern·ize

 (wĕs′tər-nīz′)
tr.v. west·ern·ized, west·ern·iz·ing, west·ern·iz·es
To convert to the customs of Western civilization.

west′ern·i·za′tion (wĕs′tər-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

westernized

(ˈwɛstənaɪzd) ;

westernised

adj
(Sociology) having been influenced or made familiar with the customs, practices, etc of the West
Translations

westernized

[ˈwestənaɪzd] ADJoccidentalizado
to become westernizedoccidentalizarse

westernized

[ˈwɛstərnaɪzd] westernised (British) adjoccidentalisé(e)

westernized

adj person, culturevom Westen beeinflusst, westlich ausgerichtet; (pej)verwestlicht

westernized

[ˈwɛstəˌnaɪzd] adjoccidentalizzato/a
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The paper said the westernized Iranian foreign minister was calling for getting rid from the Wahabis but that's not the matter, the paper said, the matter is how a well-known newspaper like New York Times be hijacked by such a low-level writer.
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In contast to the Eurocentric epistemology in Westernized universities which is characterized by the privileging of a Western male canon of thought and the study of the "other" as an object rather than as a knowledge-producing subject--concealing at the same time the geo-politics and the body-politics of knowledge through which white academics and intellectuals think--the entry of professors of "color" through affirmative action programs and the creation of ethnic studies programs aimed at studying the problems confronting oppressed minorities constituted an important change in the production of academic knowledges.
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It's as if the government is giving up our personality to turn us into a Westernized society," he added.
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