- [person/society] occidentalizar*More example sentences
- Peter attempted to modernize and westernize the country militarily, administratively, economically, and culturally, often through the use of force.
- The country managed to maintain its independence because the kings realized that their country could only escape Western control by developing and westernizing the country.
- It has become increasingly unpopular in the United States, Australia and other westernized countries to import goods from countries with sweatshops.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.