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Etymology : western + style
Function : noun

1. it is a new word composed the component “western- style” and the process “-zation”. The “western- style” is a new trend very common in Asian countries as China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, India, etc.. Local people with intense own cultural backgrounds try to integrate “western habits” as a trend or sign of prestige. For example, in Japan some teenagers dye their hair blond and wear coloured contacts in order to change their look. Also “Western- Style- Weddings” become very common in Japan.[1]


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