[ fyood-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈfyud lˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), feu·dal·ized, feu·dal·iz·ing.

to make feudal; bring under the feudal system.
Also especially British, feu·dal·ise.

Origin of feudalize

First recorded in 1820–30; feudal + -ize

Related forms

feu·dal·i·za·tion, nounan·ti·feu·dal·i·za·tion, adjective, nounde·feu·dal·ize, verb (used with object), de·feu·dal·ized, de·feu·dal·iz·ing.un·feu·dal·ize, verb (used with object), un·feu·dal·ized, un·feu·dal·iz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for feudalization



/ (ˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz) /


(tr) to make feudal; create feudal institutions in (a society)

Derived Forms

feudalization or feudalisation, noun
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