: to cause to acquire or conform to American characteristics
: to bring (as an area) under the political, cultural, or commercial influence of the United States
: to acquire or conform to American traits
Examples of AMERICANIZE
- The editors of the book decided to Americanize the spelling.
First Known Use of AMERICANIZE
Rhymes with AMERICANIZE
, consolation prize
, private enterprise
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