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make American in character

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The psychometric properties of the Americanized version of the GNDS are unknown.
ZAP recently announced the first deliveries of Smart Cars Americanized by ZAP to dealers in eight states.
The nutritional value of Asian food directly relates to how the food is prepared, how large the portion size is, and how "Americanized" the food is.
Case in point: "March of the Penguins," the smartly Americanized edition of the breathtakingly beautiful nature docu reviewed by Variety in French-language version under its original title--"The Emperor's Journey" ("La Marche de l'empereur")--at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
While the equipment is built in Italy, parts delays are rare because many of the fittings and electrical components have been Americanized, John Sacco, president of Sierra International Machinery, says.
But Rekha, who is the most Americanized of Das's three daughters, married a man outside her father's caste whom she met in school.
An amalgam of tap, ballroom, ballet, and postmodern dance, this adaptation of the yuletide classic--set to an Americanized Tchaikovsky score by Duke Ellington and others--features Parker's trademark rhythmic dancing, including his forays into the percussive possibilities of the pointe shoe.
ZAP noted that it signed a $10-million agreement in May to market the "Americanized" Smart cars in the U.S.
She describes her book as "a first effort to explore the complicated manner in which the German encounter with the American military might have Americanized traditional assumptions about race" (234).
a survivor of the killing fields, who clashes with his rebellious Americanized (pot-smoking, unemployed) daughter.
One charter school helps parents better understand American education and what children are experiencing so parents don't feel bewildered by their Americanized children.
The new facility, which offers 225 full-service inbound and outbound seats, as well outsourced business process solutions, leverages the Americanized culture and English language proficiency for which the country is known.
In fact, arranged marriages are the norm for Hmong people, and this is one of the major conflicts in Americanized families: the girls don't want to be married so young (usually at about 15), and they certainly want to be free to choose their husbands--and perhaps their choice won't be a Hmong boy.
But it is a myth that globalization involves the imposition of Americanized uniformity, rather than an explosion of cultural exchange.
Janet Ward, a British historian based in Las Vegas, looked at how Berlin was being Americanized, pumped up into a consumer's paradise through tax breaks and loans, although nearly half the new shops on Friedrichstrasse are empty.