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focalize

[ foh-kuh-lahyz ]
/ ˈfoʊ kəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), fo·cal·ized, fo·cal·iz·ing.

to bring or come to focus.
to localize.

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Also especially British, fo·cal·ise .

Origin of focalize

First recorded in 1835–45; focal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM focalize

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

focalize

focalise

/ (ˈfəʊkəˌlaɪz) /

verb

a less common word for focus

Derived forms of focalize

focalization or focalisation, noun
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