Westernisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Westernisation 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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Usage

In literature:

All the European states rushed to share these privileges, and the Westernising of China had begun.
"The Expansion of Europe" by Ramsay Muir
Radical land reform, modernization, westernisation.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
I will not westernise her too rapidly.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
We have thus succeeded in isolating ourselves from the masses: we have been westernised.
"Freedom's Battle" by Mahatma Gandhi
La Belle Nita has become westernised.
"The Great Prince Shan" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Christianity is an Oriental religion no doubt, but it has been Westernised.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
Like his father, he hated politics; and Westernised India is nothing if not political.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
There is little doubt that new China will be Westernised in every department of her being.
"My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard" by Elizabeth Cooper
The Westernising of the East must come, no doubt, and ought to come.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
Japan is not being Westernised in the smallest degree: she is merely picking our brains.
"Japan" by Dorothy Menpes
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