Definition of Europeanisation

1. Noun. Assimilation into European culture.

Exact synonyms: Europeanization
Generic synonyms: Absorption, Assimilation
Derivative terms: Europeanise, Europeanize

Definition of Europeanisation

1. Noun. the process whereby the people and institutions of the countries of the European Union become more European and less national ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Europeanisation

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European toad
European tortoise
European turkey oak
European water ouzel
European water shrew
European water vole
European water voles
European white birch
European white lily
European wildcat
European wildcats
European wolf spider
European wood mouse
European woolly thistle

Literary usage of Europeanisation

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

1. The Spirit of Russia: Studies in History, Literature and Philosophy by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1919)
"What do we mean by europeanisation ? Europe contains various cultural elements, specifically distinct civilisations. It is undeniable that the differences ..."

2. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1902)
"... europeanisation. which must be left to Japanese antiquarians to decide. Th. first castle built in the style which now survives in some perfect and ..."

3. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"In the East, as Lord Cromer very frankly admits, ' the material benefits derived from europeanisation are unquestionably great, but as regards the ultimate ..."

4. The Bankruptcy of India: An Enquiry Into the Administration of India Under by Henry Mayers Hyndman (1886)
"It is this europeanisation which is, in fact, at the bottom of all the growing impoverishment. We are not only promoting a system of absenteeism on a scale ..."

5. A Bibliography of the Japanese Empire: Being a Classified List of All Books by Friedrich Wenckstern, Léon Pagès (1907)
"Eastlake, FW europeanisation of Japan. (Far East, vol. I., pt. ... The europeanisation of Japan (vol. I, part 8, pp. 21-24).—The Chanoyu (tea) ceremony, ..."

6. The Awakening of Asia by Henry Mayers Hyndman (1919)
"... and from that time to this europeanisation has become more and more the panacea for all evils, the foreign government has become more expensive still, ..."

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