Definition of westernizing in English:

westernizing

(British westernising)

Pronunciation /ˈwestərˌnīziNG/ /ˈwɛstərˌnaɪzɪŋ/

adjective

  • 1Causing a country, person, or system to adopt or be influenced by the cultural, economic, or political systems of Europe and North America.

    • ‘Catherine the Great continued Peter's westernizing policies’
    1. 1.1In the process of adopting or being influenced by the systems of Europe and North America.
      • ‘a westernizing economy’