Example sentences for: americanized

How can you use “americanized” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The director reportedly discovered Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 Traumnovelle ( Dream Novella , although it has been translated as other things) in the late '60s, spent several years on the updated and Americanized but otherwise faithful script (he shares the credit with Frederic Raphael), and shot and reshot it for an eyes-wide-opening period of a year and a half.

  • If you think fanatical following accorded baseball suggests that Japanese society is hopelessly Americanized, you should see what happens when a 15-day sumo wrestling tournament is held in cities around the country.

  • On the contrary, I think it is wonderful that people here should become so Americanized, so naturalized, that they come to admire and seek to identify with a history in which their families had no part.

  • Place names and the like often become verbs when used with an- ize or an - ify suffix: The story was Hollywoodized; The area risks being balkanized; The region was Vaticanized; The decor was Frenchified; The country is becoming Swissified; The immigrant quickly became Americanized; Standard British English is being Cockneyfied .

  • The cover story delivers excerpts from The Nation 's archives, focused around two central themes: continuing class struggles and the rise of Americanized capitalism.


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