- n. UK The process of Americanising.
- n. assimilation into American culture
- Americanise + -ation (Wiktionary)
“The very word Americanisation is a challenge to us; for we, too, though living in Canada, live in America.”
“Americanisation" - of the European search engine industry requires a rethink of innovation policies.”
“ANC deputy president Jacob Zuma questioned the "Americanisation" of culture in South Africa, criticising television images of sex and violence during a speech in Johannesburg on Sunday.”
“De Lille called on SA Broadcasting Corporation's chief executive Zwelakhe Sisulu to produce more locally-made TV programmes to counter the "Americanisation" of South Africa's youth.”
“Washington since have revealed another factor which is potentially the most dangerous recent development in relation to the southern African conflict, namely, the growing "Americanisation" of that confrontation.”
“Americanisation" in its best sense is the need of the hour; but this word means not alone the converting of the foreign-born into voters in this country, but also the fusing of their highest ideals into our own.”
“The indoctrination technique called 'Americanisation', once practised openly and heavy-handedly, is very much out of favour now, but the transformation it aimed at happens just the same.”
“When peers criticised the 'Americanisation' of British television and suggested it may alienate UK audiences, Grade said: "At the end of the day, if we get it wrong, viewers will switch it off.”
“LONDON (Reuters) - A British university is to hold a conference on Vampires in an effort to counterbalance the "Americanisation" of the fictional genre.”
“After the so-called "Americanisation" of the recent British elections, including live televised debates between the three party leaders for the first time in British history, it's now entirely possible that the next prime minister won't be any of those three people. the BBC asked a "bookmaker" to predict the next Labour leader, who very well might be prime minister of the U.K.”
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