[yoo r-uh-pee-uh-nahyz, yur-]
- to make European.
Also especially British, Eu·ro·pe·an·ise.
Origin of Europeanize
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Examples from the Web for europeanize
After doing so, he had let that power Europeanize itself and become formidable without a protest.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
The attempt in Africa to Europeanize the negro and ignore his idiosyncrasies as a race has utterly failed.The Galaxy, April, 1877
He could not Europeanize his empire without some such location for his new capital.
- to make European in culture, dress, etc
- to integrate (a country, economy, etc) into the European Union
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