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  • proper n. The act of westernization of upper class Indians using educational reform. Refers to people born of Indian ancestry who adopt western culture as a lifestyle, or display attitudes influenced by colonists.

Etymologies

The term is derived from the name of Thomas Babington Macaulay, also known as First Baron of Macaulay, who was instrumental in introducing English as a medium of instruction for higher Education in India. (Wiktionary)

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