Definition of Americanisation

1. Noun. Assimilation into American culture.

Exact synonyms: Americanization
Generic synonyms: Absorption, Assimilation
Derivative terms: Americanise, Americanise, Americanize, Americanize

Definition of Americanisation

1. Noun. (British) The process of Americanising. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Americanisation

American water shrew
American water spaniel
American watercress
American white birch
American white oak
American white pine
American widgeon
American widgeons
American wire gauge
American wistaria
American wisteria
American woodcock
American wormseed

Literary usage of Americanisation

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

1. The Americanization of the World, Or, The Trend of the Twentieth Century by William Thomas Stead (1902)
"THE americanisation of the world is a phrase which excites, quite needlessly, some resentment in Great Britain. It is even regarded as an affront to England ..."

2. Canada To-day by John Atkinson Hobson (1906)
"CHAPTER VI THE americanisation OF CANADA IN the St. James's Club, at Montreal, or the Rideau, at Ottawa, and still more prevalent in Toronto, ..."

3. What I Saw in America by Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1922)
"They have called down the punishment of the americanisation of England. ... In that sense such americanisation as there is is very superficial. ..."

4. The Nation at War by James Augustin Brown Scherer (1918)
"In states with a considerable population of foreign origin, the State Councils of Defense are leaders in the work of americanisation, establishing war ..."

5. Leadership of the New America: Racial and Religious by Archibald McClure (1916)
"To show his interest in americanisation, he prepared a pamphlet on American civics and history in both English and Slovenian; and to show the response of ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"... with the German Government had been useful in protecting the German companies from the dangers of americanisation—surely a weighty argument in favour of ..."

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