Occidentalize

[ok-si-den-tl-ahyz]

verb (used with object), Oc·ci·den·tal·ized, Oc·ci·den·tal·iz·ing.

to make Occidental.

Also especially British, Oc·ci·den·tal·ise.

Origin of Occidentalize

First recorded in 1865–70; occidental + -ize

Related formsOc·ci·den·tal·i·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for occidentalize

Occidentalize

Occidentalise

verb

to make or become Occidental
Derived FormsOccidentalization or Occidentalisation, noun

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