Definition of Americanize in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈmɛrɪk(ə)nʌɪz/
(also Americanise)


[with object] (often as adjective Americanized)
Make American in character or nationality: an Americanized accent school administrators tried to Americanize the immigrant children
More example sentences
  • For a long time it seemed to me as though savage irony and Americanized hyperbole was the only appropriate voice with which to articulate the ridiculous anachronisms of British society.
  • It was our Americanized nickname, because we couldn't pronounce his whole name and get anything else done.
  • The parents felt that they were too Americanized to see the advantage of our culture now, but would realize when they grew up.

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