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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.


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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