verb (used with or without object), fo·cal·ized, fo·cal·iz·ing.

to bring or come to focus.
to localize.

Also especially British, fo·cal·ise.

Origin of focalize

First recorded in 1835–45; focal + -ize
Related formsfo·cal·i·za·tion, nounde·fo·cal·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a less common word for focus
Derived Formsfocalization or focalisation, noun
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