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Americanize

[uh-mer-i-kuh-nahyz] /əˈmɛr ɪ kəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Americanized, Americanizing.
1.
to make or become American in character; assimilate to the customs and institutions of the U.S.
Also, especially British, Americanise.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800, Americanism; American + -ize
Related forms
Americanization, noun
Americanizer, noun
de-Americanization, noun
de-Americanize, verb, de-Americanized, de-Americanizing.
half-Americanized, adjective
quasi-Americanized, adjective
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Americanize

/əˈmɛrɪkəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become American in outlook, attitudes, etc
Derived Forms
Americanization, Americanisation, noun
Americanizer, Americaniser, noun
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Word Origin and History for quasiamericanized

Americanize

v.

1797, from American + -ize. Related: Americanized; Americanizing.

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