[ mee-dee-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˈmi di əˌtaɪz /
verb (used with object), me·di·a·tized, me·di·a·tiz·ing.
to annex (a principality) to another state, while allowing certain rights to its former sovereign.
Also especially British, me·di·a·tise.
Related formsme·di·a·ti·za·tion, noun
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We've got to mediatise all this stuff, all these little crowns and boundaries and creeds, and so on, that stand in the way.The Research Magnificent|H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for mediatise
/ (ˈmiːdɪəˌtaɪz) /
(tr) to annex (a state) to another state, allowing the former ruler to retain his title and some authority
Derived Formsmediatization or mediatisation, noun
Word Origin for mediatize
C19: from French médiatiser; see mediate, -ize
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