[ fyood-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈfyud lˌaɪz /
verb (used with object), feu·dal·ized, feu·dal·iz·ing.
Manor vs. MannerA manor is a mansion or stately home. A manner is a characteristic way of doing something. These words are homophones (words that sound the same but have different meanings), so it’s easy to mix them up. Manor In the context of a feudal system, manor referred to an estate or territorial unit consisting of a lord’s home and lands. In other words, the area …
Also especially British, feu·dal·ise.
Related formsfeu·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 feudalize
/ (ˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to make feudal; create feudal institutions in (a society)
Derived Formsfeudalization or feudalisation, noun
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