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localize

[ loh-kuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞lo蕣 k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), lo路cal路ized, lo路cal路iz路ing.
to make local; fix in, or assign or restrict to, a particular place, locality, etc.
verb (used without object), lo路cal路ized, lo路cal路iz路ing.
to gather, collect, or concentrate in one locality.
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Also especially British, lo路cal路ise .

Origin of localize

First recorded in 1785鈥95; local + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM localize

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British Dictionary definitions for localize

localize

localise

/ (藞l蓹蕣k蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
(tr) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
(tr) to assign or ascribe to a particular region

Derived forms of localize

localizable or localisable, adjectivelocalization or localisation, nounlocalizer or localiser, noun
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