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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • \ˌwes-tər-nə-ˈzā-shən\
    • /ˌwe.stə.naɪ.ˈzeɪʃ.n̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˌwes-tər-nə-ˈzā-shən\

Definitions of westernization word

  • noun westernization The process of assimilation, by a society, of the customs and practices of western culture. 1
  • uncountable noun westernization The westernization of a country, place, or person is the process of them adopting ideas and behaviour that are typical of Europe and North America, rather than preserving the ideas and behaviour traditional in their culture. 0

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This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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