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focalize

[ foh-kuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞fo蕣 k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), fo路cal路ized, fo路cal路iz路ing.
to bring or come to focus.
to localize.
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Also especially British, fo路cal路ise .

Origin of focalize

First recorded in 1835鈥45; focal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM focalize

fo路cal路i路za路tion, nounde路fo路cal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for focalize

focalize

focalise

/ (藞f蓹蕣k蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
a less common word for focus

Derived forms of focalize

focalization or focalisation, noun
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