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Europeanize

[ yoor-uh-pee-uh-nahyz, yur- ]

verb (used with object)

, Eu·ro·pe·an·ized, Eu·ro·pe·an·iz·ing.
  1. to make European.


Europeanize

/ ˌjʊərəˈpɪəˌnaɪz /

verb

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


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Derived Forms

  • ˌEuroˌpeaniˈzation, noun

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Other Words From

  • Euro·pean·i·zation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Europeanize1

First recorded in 1840–50; European + -ize

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Example Sentences

After doing so, he had let that power Europeanize itself and become formidable without a protest.

He could not Europeanize his empire without some such location for his new capital.

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