Americanization
noun Date: 1830 1. the act or process of Americanizing 2. instruction of foreigners (as immigrants) in English and in United States history, government, and culture

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  • Americanization — (verb form Americanize, Audio IPA|lang=US English|En us Americanize.ogg|əˈmɛɹɪkəˌnаɪz) is the term used for the influence the United States of America has on the culture of other countries, resulting in such phenomena as the substitution of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Americanization — A*mer i*can*i*za tion ([.a]*m[ e]r [i^]*kan*[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. The process of Americanizing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Americanization — (n.) 1816, noun of state or action from AMERICANIZE (Cf. Americanize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Americanization — (Amer.) A·mer·i·can·i·za·tion || É™ merɪkÉ™naɪ zeɪʃən n. adoption of American culture or lifestyle (also Americanisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Americanization — See Americanize. * * * ▪ sociology       in the early 20th century, activities that were designed to prepare foreign born residents of the United States for full participation in citizenship. It aimed not only at the achievement of naturalization …   Universalium

  • Americanization — [[t]əme̱rɪkənaɪze͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Americanization is the process by which people or countries become more and more similar to Americans and the United States. ...the Americanization of French culture. (in BRIT, also use Americanisation) …   English dictionary

  • americanization — amer·i·can·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • Americanization — See: Americanize …   English dictionary

  • Americanization — noun assimilation into American culture • Syn: ↑Americanisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑Americanise (for: ↑Americanisation), ↑Americanize • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Americanization (of Native Americans) — Americanization can refer to the policies of the United States government and public opinion that there is a standard set of cultural values that should be held in common by all citizens. Education was and is viewed as the primary method in the… …   Wikipedia

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