- to gather, collect, or concentrate in one locality.
Also especially British, lo·cal·ise.
Origin of localize
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Examples from the Web for localised
I thought the bullet might be in the left psoas, but it was not localised.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
When or how this Cymric myth was localised at Glastonbury we know not.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail
How, then, is this localised convulsive movement to be designated?Tics and Their Treatment
The time was past when the effects of the vast disorganisation could be localised.The Secret of the League
The war will be localised,” said the Merchant vaguely; “at least every one hopes so.
- to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
- (tr) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
- (tr) to assign or ascribe to a particular region
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Word Origin and History for localised
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