Definition of Americanization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -isation) noun
    BrE BrE//əˌmerəkənaɪˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˌmerəkənəˈzeɪʃn//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the process of making something American in character He is one of the most vocal opponents of the Americanization of Europe.
  2. 2[countable] something that has been made American in character Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez star in this Americanization of a popular Japanese film.