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Occidentalize

[ ok-si-den-tl-ahyz ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object), Oc·ci·den·tal·ized, Oc·ci·den·tal·iz·ing.
to make Occidental.
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Also especially British, Oc·ci·den·tal·ise .

Origin of Occidentalize

First recorded in 1865–70; occidental + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Occidentalize

Oc·ci·den·tal·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Occidentalize

Occidentalize

Occidentalise

/ (ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəˌlaɪz) /

verb
to make or become Occidental

Derived forms of Occidentalize

Occidentalization or Occidentalisation, noun
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