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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a sense of the imminent Americanisation of the world'.
But as Norman Stone has argued, one person's positive experience of the breakdown of all the old pecking orders was another's idea of Americanisation, and had to be resisted.
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.
I am concerned about the increasing Americanisation of Britain.
Napier Scott chief executive, Shaun Springer, said, 'The latest bonus round has witnessed the Americanisation of European pay awards with every major institution surveyed paying bonuses in stock options and cash.

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