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westernize

Pronunciation: /ˈwestərnaɪz; ˈwestənaɪz/

Translation of westernize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [person/society] occidentalizar*
    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.

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