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  • v. Present participle of Europeanize.


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  • Shortly before the close of the fifteenth century, daring captains began to direct long voyages on the high seas and to discover the existence of new lands; and from that time to the present, Europeans have been busily exploring and conquering -- veritably "Europeanizing" -- the whole globe.

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • This is why there was frequent talk of "Europeanizing" our countries: the modern was outside and had to be imported.

    Octavio Paz - Nobel Lecture

  • Cummings was one of the leading spirits in a little club of priests and laymen, who were opposed to what they called the "Europeanizing" of the Church in the United States by the foreign-born teachers, to the system of teaching in vogue in the Catholic colleges and seminaries, and who were in favour of conciliating those outside the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • He said he would strive towards "Europeanizing" such deals in the future.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • The energy saving measures and legislation proposed are attempts to reduce America's influence and "Europeanizing" our society.

    News Review - Top Stories

  • I suppose the rhetorical function of this sort of right-wing rhetoric about “Europeanizing” America or a “social democratic” model is to get progressive to swiftly disavow any ambitions of changing the country in a serious way.

    Matthew Yglesias » Linda Chavez Sees Social Democracy Around the Corner

  • Europeanizing American health care so that government rather than individuals make health care decisions is not.

    A Worrying Prognosis

  • It is written as a protest or reaction to the Europeanizing of Argentinian culture that was encouraged at the time by the president, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, using rural language and landscape to evoke the true “Argentine” culture as it was lived on the Pampas.

    Lessons on Joy from Carnival

  • Early Russian literature was intimately connected to the Europeanizing and liberal tendency of the "Decembrist" revolution of 1825, which was enthusiastically supported by Pushkin and his inheritor Lermontov.

    A Doomed Young Man

  • Europeanizing sort like the critical little Bostonian in the

    Henry James


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