Definition of indigenization in US English:


(British indigenisation)


  • See indigenize

    • ‘Popular music has been a very prominent arena for processes of hybridization and indigenization to develop in a fruitful way.’
    • ‘The crucial middle phase, cultural melding and mediation, consists of three distinct cultural interactions: transculturation, hybridization, and indigenization.’
    • ‘Their reservations about India's policy of demanding progressive indigenisation of production in Japanese joint ventures are not discussed here.’
    • ‘He has always laid emphasis on indigenisation and self-reliance.’
    • ‘Another reason we could say that it's been successful in Korea was that indigenisation took place relatively early.’