Americanization

noun
Amer·​i·​can·​i·​za·​tion | \ ə-ˌmer-ə-kə-nə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce Americanization (audio) , -ˌmər-, -ˌme-rə- \

Definition of Americanization

1 : the act or process of Americanizing
2 : instruction of foreigners (such as immigrants) in English and in U.S. history, government, and culture

First Known Use of Americanization

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Americanization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Americanization. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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