Meaning of Americanization in English:


Pronunciation /əˌmɛrɪkənʌɪˈzeɪʃn/

Translate Americanization into Spanish


(also British Americanisation)
mass noun
  • The action of making a person or thing American in character or nationality.

    ‘the Americanization of popular culture continues apace’
    • ‘I seldom ask myself questions about my "Americanization."’
    • ‘These novels present an alternate vision of Americanization.’
    • ‘The union becomes an experiment in Americanization more than a loving relationship.’
    • ‘The story of his Americanization becomes, in fact, an account of recurring homelessness.’
    • ‘Americanization did take place in the period directly after the World War II, when American society became a controversial model for Europeans.’
    • ‘Statistics provide a much less dramatic picture of Americanization through television.’
    • ‘Critique of the process of Americanization was also a central issue in the arts.’
    • ‘The French worried about the Americanization of their culture and the disappearance of peasant society.’
    • ‘It is hard to appreciate the global reach and power of Americanization when one is working from inside the global center.’
    • ‘The criticisms against bilingual education policy are myopic and focused on nostalgic notions of Americanization and assimilation.’