feudalize

[fyood-l-ahyz]

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

to make feudal; bring under the feudal system.

Nearby words

  1. feud,
  2. feudal,
  3. feudal system,
  4. feudalism,
  5. feudality,
  6. feudatory,
  7. feudist,
  8. feuerbach,
  9. feuerbach, ludwig andreas,
  10. feuillant

Also especially British, feu·dal·ise.

Origin of feudalize

First recorded in 1820–30; feudal + -ize

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

feudalize

feudalise

verb

(tr) to make feudal; create feudal institutions in (a society)
Derived Formsfeudalization or feudalisation, noun

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