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Definition of the noun americanisation

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noun - plural: Americanisations

  1. assimilation into American culture

Alternative definition of the noun americanisation


  1. [British] The process of Americanising.

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Google previewMedia Cultures (2016)

Reappraising Transnational Media by Michael Skovmand, Kim Christian Schrøder

Americanisation is a simple word. What it refers to...

The study of Americanisation is the study of the transmission of values, ideas, images, and myths from the USA to other parts of the world, but it deals with processes of transformation as well.

Google previewHerbert Spencer (1906)

by John Arthur Thomson

But if the vague statement as to the American- isation of the Irishman be correct, and if it be true that intermarriage is rare, it remains probable that the Americanisation is a modificational veneer impressed afresh on each successive generation.

Google previewAn Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture (2004)

by Dominic Strinati

So much mass culture comes from America that if it is a threat then Americanisation is a threat as well. For domestic critics of mass culture, Americanisation threatens not just aesthetic standards and cultural values, but national culture as well.

Google previewHomo Sapiens Europæus (2006)

Creating the European Learning Citizen by Michael Kuhn, Ronald G. Sultana

Americanisation is a voluntary one-way transfer of ideology rhetoric and policy... that stresses the negative impact of welfare on social policy and economic performance... whereas Europeanisation is a two-way process of obligation (that) .

Google previewCultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture (2003)

by John Storey

A second problem with globalisation as cultural Americanisation is that it operates with a limited concept of the `foreign';. First of all, it works with the assumption that what is foreign is always a question of national difference. But what is foreign ...

Google previewThe Fourth Pillar of Sustainability (2001)

Culture's Essential Role in Public Planning by Jon Hawkes

Americanisation is the most powerful force in the regeneration of local cultures. What is clear is that culture is not a closed system – on one hand we ...

Google previewTHE EDINBURGH REVIWEW (1830)

as a rule of practice, that no person should be * continued on foreign mission beyond an absence of six, seven, or eight that the required discipline of re- Americanisation is a process of 496 Jefferson's Memoirs and Correspondence. July,

Google previewOld Geezer's Dictionary of Irritants

by Richard Guise

Showcase for all that's bad about 21st-century Britain: greed, lust, vanity, deceit, waste, ignorance, exaggeration, infantilisation, Americanisation and, of course, bad taste.

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

See Alzheimer's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease One proposed explanation for the ALS decline since insidious “Americanisation” began 35 years ago is that the use of the plant Cycas circinalis, containing BMAA , ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities (2007)

by Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, Keith Pringle

Americanisation, CocaColonisation). Itisan ongoing ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

An Americanisation of bac-si, Vietnamese ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary Germany (2016)

by Derek Lewis, Ulrike Zitzlsperger

The Americanisation of West German Industry ...

Google previewThe Dinkum Dictionary (2010)

by Susan Butler

People may think that this is a recent borrowing and sadly reflects the Americanisation of our culture, but the word has been in Australia for many a year and, as well as Henry Lawson, it was used by Henry Handel Richardson and Ion L. Idriess ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

The Homosexualisation ofAmerica: The Americanisation ofthe Homosexual .

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of British Film (2016)

Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane

The function of the Unit's films was essentially that of education and PROPAGANDA, some of it intended to counteract the effects of the ' Americanisation' of Empire culture. Its films were distributed by the CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

See Alzheimer's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease One proposed explanation for the ALS decline since insidious “Americanisation” began 35 years ago is that the use of the plant Cycas circinalis, containing BMAA , ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1R1I1C3A1N1I1S1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 15-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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