americanisation


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americanisation

(1) A commonly used term for the shift in popular culture, technology, business practices or politics, which is influenced by the American “style”.
(2) A popular term for the transition of a social healthcare model to American-type managed care model, with requirements for preauthorisation.
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Now at the helm of a newly empowered Asda, Allan Leighton is spearheading what many see as the Americanisation of British grocery.
But fans of the original show will despair at the shameless Americanisation.
It's all down to the hideous Americanisation of October 31.
The letter from D Oldfield (Viewpoints, August 16), who is worried about the Americanisation of our land, simply amazes me.
Mr Cornfield, from the law firm of Davies Lavery, based in King Edward House, New Street, said: 'I call it the Americanisation of our legal system because in 1994 somebody almost got pounds 3 million, which was later cut to pounds 500,000, from a similar case to this.
We do not want Americanisation of the best game in the world.
I am concerned about the increasing Americanisation of Britain.

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