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  • n. making use of the English language as a lingua franca and converting material in the local language into English in an international corporation or other organization


English +‎ -ization (Wiktionary)


  • I am fond of pointing out that in Taiwan "internationalization" is often synonymous with "more English" and sure, points 2 and 5 there overtly define internationalization as Englishization.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • ROBERTS: He wanted a little more Englishization (ph) in the names there.

    CNN Transcript Oct 27, 2009


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