Definition of Vietnamization in English:

Vietnamization

Syllabification: Vi·et·nam·i·za·tion
Pronunciation: /vēˌetnəməˈzāSHən, ˌvyet-, ˌvēət-
 
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noun

(In the Vietnam War) the US policy of withdrawing its troops and transferring the responsibility and direction of the war effort to the government of South Vietnam.
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  • He pursued a policy called ‘Vietnamisation’ whereby the South Vietnamese would be assisted in material matters by the Americans but the fighting would be done by the South Vietnamese Army.
  • It's just like when US president Nixon's ‘Vietnamisation’ programme tried to create a South Vietnamese army.
  • In November of 1969, he announced a new policy called Vietnamization.

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