[ jap-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈdʒæp əˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), Jap·a·nized, Jap·a·niz·ing.
to make Japanese or Japaneselike, as in design, culture, or usability; imbue with Japanese characteristics: working on a project to Japanize an American software program.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Also especially British,, Jap·a·nise .
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