Europeanize

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verb Eu·ro·pe·an·ize \ yu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ə-ˌnīz \

Definition of Europeanize

Europeanized; Europeanizing
transitive verb
:to cause to acquire or conform to European characteristics

Europeanization

play \yu̇r-ə-ˌpē-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of europeanize

1821


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