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1. westernize

verb. ['ˈwɛstɝˌnaɪz'] make western in character.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • occidentalise
  • westernise
  • occidentalize

Antonyms

  • orientalise
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

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Words that Rhyme with Westernize

  • balkanize
  • canonize
  • carbonize
  • christianize
  • colonize
  • communize
  • harmonize
  • hellenize
  • homogenize
  • humanize
  • lionize
  • mechanize
  • misrecognize
  • patronize
  • patronize
  • unionize
  • urbanize
  • womanize

Example sentences of the word westernize


1. Verb, base form
The corporate state run by Christian organizations attempting to westernize the Congolese residents was rumored to have rampant murder and torture under the sole leadership of the new King from Belgium.

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