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American English: /ˌjərəˈpiəˌnaɪz/
, /ˌjurəˈpiəˌnaɪz/
British English: /jʊərəˈpiːənʌɪz/

Translation of Europeanize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (make European)
    Example sentences
    • But his drawings keep reminding us that a real people made their art, lived their lives, and worshiped their gods on this continent long before any Europeanized poets turned their attention to them.
    • To him, the tradition meant mainly Europeanized gentility - totally inadequate to express the U.S. - although of course no one starts completely from scratch.
    • We've reached the point where it's difficult to go home because we're so Europeanized.
  • 2 (integrate into the European Union)
    integrar en la Unión Europea
    Example sentences
    • The Union's policy process could be viewed as an amalgam of national policy processes, which in turn has Europeanized policy-making at the national level.
    • Still, it is hardly surprising that we have not witnessed a straightforward Communitarization of policy areas, such as the CFSP, justice and home affairs, or employment policy, which have effectively been Europeanized instead.
    • The alliance should be Europeanized, he argues, and could include Russia.
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