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delocalize

[ dee-loh-kuh-lahyz ]
/ di藞lo蕣 k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路lo路cal路ized, de路lo路cal路iz路ing.
to remove from the proper or usual locality.
to free or remove from the restrictions of locality; free of localism, provincialism, or the like: to delocalize a person's accent.
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Also especially British, de路lo路cal路ise .

Origin of delocalize

First recorded in 1850鈥55; de- + localize

OTHER WORDS FROM delocalize

de路lo路cal路i路za路tion, noun

Words nearby delocalize

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British Dictionary definitions for delocalize

delocalize

delocalise

/ (di藧藞l蓹蕣k藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to remove from the usual locality
to free from local influences

Derived forms of delocalize

delocalization or delocalisation, noun
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