customize

[ kuhs-tuh-mahyz ]
/ ˈkʌs təˌmaɪz /
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verb (used with object), cus·tom·ized, cus·tom·iz·ing.

to modify or build according to individual or personal specifications or preference: to customize an automobile.

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Also especially British, cus·tom·ise .

Origin of customize

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; custom + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for customize

customize

customise

/ (ˈkʌstəˌmaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to modify (something) according to a customer's individual requirements

Derived forms of customize

customization or customisation, noun
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