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Occidentalize

[ok-si-den-tl-ahyz] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), Occidentalized, Occidentalizing.
1.
to make Occidental.
Also, especially British, Occidentalise.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; occidental + -ize
Related forms
Occidentalization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Occidentalize

Occidentalize

/ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become Occidental
Derived Forms
Occidentalization, Occidentalisation, noun
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