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  • n. the process of assimilation, by a society, of the customs and practices of western culture

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  • n. assimilation of Western culture; the social process of becoming familiar with or converting to the customs and practices of Western civilization


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  • Indeed, and part of that so-called westernization is the implementation of a patent system.


  • Many middle-class demands and much social behavior fundamentally differ from the views of Iran's leaders, who often bemoan the "westernization" of some in the country.

    Iran's middle class to be hard hit as subsidy program is overhauled

  • It is not isolated here in the United States:::"westernization" has infested the entire world.

    Another MP Enters the Blogosphere

  • Nonetheless, the elites justified their actions in the name of "westernization," and the proceeds of Russia's 1990s kleptocracy were to a great extent transferred to Western bank accounts, Western real estate, and Western luxury goods.


  • It is not isolated here in the United States::: "westernization" has infested the entire world.

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  • The "westernization" of the locals would undoubtedly undermine the traditional influence of the elder tribal members.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • I looked away into the page in an empty gaze ... empty because I still don't understand this loaded-term, 'westernization'.

    news.beiruter.com - A directory of Lebanese blogs

  • "westernization" on political time frames then we're looking at 500 ppm of CO2 much sooner than in any free-marketeers wildest wet dream...

    Rabett Run

  • About a quarter of the cattle slaughtered in Indonesia—where higher incomes and a westernization of diets are increasing demand for meat—are sourced from Australia.

    Australian Cattle Trade to Indonesia Resumes

  • As Martin Wolf of the Financial Times wrote, We can view this event as an episode in the resistance of the Islamic World to westernization, as witness to the abiding force of human evil, as the end of liberal optimism and as an assault on liberal globalisation.

    Zero-Sum Future


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