Definition of McDonaldization in English:

McDonaldization

(also McDonaldisation)

noun

  • The spread of influence of the type of efficient, standardized, corporate business or culture regarded as epitomized by the McDonald's restaurant chain. More widely: the spread of the influence of American culture.

Origin

1970s. From the name of the McDonald'sCorporation + -ization.

Pronunciation

McDonaldization

/məkˌdɒnldʌɪˈzeɪʃn/