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chiefly British English spelling of socialization; for spelling, see -ize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • The result at which we aim is the socialisation of the motives of industry.

    The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
  • socialisation and reconstruction have been going back, not forward.

    The New Germany George Young
  • Take my subaltern; he discusses everything with them—nationalisation, socialisation, labour control.

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • "socialisation" has not as yet affected the economic basis of the Prussianism that we have been fighting.

    The New Germany George Young
  • The "Children's House" marks still another triumph; it is the first step toward the socialisation of the house.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori

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