Westernize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwestərnaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word westernize
Brit.  |ˈwɛstənʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word westernize

verb

- make western in character (syn: occidentalise, occidentalize, westernise)

Examples

He decided to westernize his name after moving from Japan to Canada.

The city has begun to westernize.

Tunisian culture has been westernized.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: westernize
he/she/it: westernizes
present participle: westernizing
past tense: westernized
past participle: westernized
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