- to gather, collect, or concentrate in one locality.
Also especially British, lo·cal·ise.
Origin of localize
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Examples from the Web for localized
Their claims have led to both academic controversy and localized conflict.The Himalayas’ Hidden Aryans
January 3, 2015
In a continent-sized country where every rebel has a cause, diffuse and localized protests may work to Rousseff's favor.Can Dilma Rousseff Recover?
August 24, 2013
The parks issue is essentially a localized proxy war in a larger conflict over the past, present, and future of Southern identity.Down South, The Civil War Didn't End in 1865
February 20, 2013
Mercury direct, Friday, invites global interest in your most localized endeavors.What the Stars Predict for Your Week
Starsky + Cox
August 20, 2011
That leeway could make it harder for Assad to respond to localized protests, and allow them to spread.What's Happening in Syria? 6 Key Questions
David A. Graham
March 25, 2011
Then his "centre of creation" should be everywhere, not a localized one.Life: Its True Genesis
R. W. Wright
Then with a sudden gasp of wonder I localized where it came from.
The burns were very serious but not mortal, and were localized in the leg.Thunder and Lightning
Functions, if not localized, soul will not seem within us, iv.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4
The work in the factory should be carefully divided up, and localized.Inventors & Inventions
- 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
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Word Origin and History for localized
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- Restricted or limited to a specific part.
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