Americanization

noun Amer·i·can·i·za·tion \ ə-ˌmer-ə-kə-nə-ˈzā-shən , -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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