Definition of Europeanize

1. Verb. Make (continental) European in customs, character, or ideas.

Exact synonyms: Europeanise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Europeanisation, Europeanization



2. Verb. Denationalize and subject (a territory) to the supervision of an agency of a European community of nations.
Exact synonyms: Europeanise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

Definition of Europeanize

1. v. t. To cause to become like the Europeans in manners or character; to habituate or accustom to European usages.

Definition of Europeanize

1. Verb. to make something, or someone, more European ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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European white lily
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European wolf spider
European wood mouse
European woolly thistle
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Europeanism
Europeanisms
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Europeanize (current term)
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Europlugs
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Literary usage of Europeanize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. European History: Chiefly Ancient, in Its Processes by Denton Jaques Snider (1908)
"True to its inherited character the European Folk-Soul seeks to Europeanize the world. It does this however, not through one people or nation, ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"It was the American who had opened up Japan. After doing so, he had let that power Europeanize itself and become formidable without a protest. ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"... or Europeanize it were grossly mistaken. All they wanted to do was to give Persia expert assistance and financial aid which would enable her to carve ..."

4. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1914)
"... which drove better books, including some of the best American fiction, out of the market, and tended to Europeanize the American mind in the worst way. ..."

5. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"To Europeanize the Hindu would be like flinging an aged nun upon the world to earn her bread. The missionary is divided from the native by a Chinese wall as ..."

6. An Introduction to the History of Western Europe by James Harvey Robinson (1918)
"It was the task of Peter the Great to Europeanize Russia. 108. At the time of Peter's accession, Russia, which had Peter the grown greatly under Ivan the ..."

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