verb (used with object), west·ern·ized, west·ern·iz·ing.
- western wall,
- western yellow pine,
Origin of westernize
Examples from the Web for westernization
Dictators are merely misunderstood, and higher living standards are a symptom of pernicious influences like "westernization".
Westernization is the dominant factor in the significant growth of death-wish believers among Muslim women.
The good and the evil of Westernization are alike mostly clearly evident among the ranks of the educated élites.
China remembered the processes of westernization which she had had to answer with the Boxer Uprising in 1900.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
And there can be no doubt that such Westernization was thereby greatly furthered.
Westernization hurts too many cherished prejudices and vested interests not to arouse chronic resistance.
Of course it is in externals that Westernization is most pronounced.