europeanization europeanization

Definition(s):

  • (n) assimilation into European culture

News

  • Reader Poll: Big Letters in Headlines or little letters in headlines?

    A debate is raging here at Gawker Media: Should we, as a suite of web sites, maintain (with one exception ) our current adherence to the grand American newspapering tradition of Headlines that Capitalize the First Letter of Each Significant Word? Or should we crumble before the creeping Europeanization of our culture and adopt the global norm of headlines that, casually, Capitalize only the ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Deadspin

Quotes

  1. "This paints a picture of the Europeanization of America," McConnell said. "I do think it's important to focus on the larger question of, 'Where are we going to leave the country in two years if we take all of these steps?' "
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Federal Times

  2. "You reach a point where you say, 'Who's going to pay for all this?.'" Hatch said of the $940 billion plan, "And, it's going to come down to us taxpayers. And like I say, it's the Europeanization of America and that's the worst thing that can...
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Orrin Hatch Source: CNN Political Ticker (blog)

  3. "This affair is revelatory of a Europeanization of terror groups," prosecutor Christophe Teissier said in his six-hour closing arguments.
    on Mar 15, 2005 By: Christophe Source: CBS News

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