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indigenize

[ in-dij-uh-nahyz ]
/ 瑟n藞d瑟d蕭 蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), in路dig路e路nized, in路dig路e路niz路ing.
to make indigenous.
to increase local participation in or ownership of: to indigenize foreign-owned companies.
to adapt (beliefs, customs, etc.) to local ways.
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Also especially British, in路dig路e路nise .

Origin of indigenize

First recorded in 1950鈥55; indigen(ous) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM indigenize

in路dig路e路ni路za路tion, noun
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