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easternize

[ ee-ster-nahyz ]
/ ˈi stərˌnaɪz /
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verb (used with object), east·ern·ized, east·ern·iz·ing.

(usually initial capital letter) to influence with ideas, customs, etc., characteristic of eastern Asia.
to influence with ideas, customs, etc., characteristic of the eastern U.S., especially sophisticated or cosmopolitan ideas or customs.

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Also especially British, east·ern·ise .

Origin of easternize

OTHER WORDS FROM easternize

east·ern·i·za·tion, noun
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