[ yoo r-uh-pee-uh-nahyz, yur- ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈpi əˌnaɪz, ˌyɜr- /
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.
Related formsEu·ro·pe·an·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for europeanize
He could not Europeanize his empire without some such location for his new capital.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
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
British Dictionary definitions for europeanize
/ (ˌjʊərəˈpɪəˌnaɪz) /
to make European in culture, dress, etc
to integrate (a country, economy, etc) into the European Union
Derived FormsEuropeanization or Europeanisation, noun
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