Europeanize

[ yoo r-uh-pee-uh-nahyz, yur- ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈpi əˌnaɪz, ˌyɜr- /
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verb (used with object), Eu·ro·pe·an·ized, Eu·ro·pe·an·iz·ing.

to make European.
Also especially British, Eu·ro·pe·an·ise.

Origin of Europeanize

First recorded in 1840–50; European + -ize

Related forms

Eu·ro·pe·an·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for europeanize

Europeanize

Europeanise

/ (ˌjʊərəˈpɪəˌnaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to make European in culture, dress, etc
to integrate (a country, economy, etc) into the European Union

Derived Forms

Europeanization or Europeanisation, noun
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