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mediatize

[ mee-dee-uh-tahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, me·di·a·tized, me·di·a·tiz·ing.
  1. to annex (a principality) to another state, while allowing certain rights to its former sovereign.


mediatize

/ ˈmiːdɪəˌtaɪz /

verb

  1. tr to annex (a state) to another state, allowing the former ruler to retain his title and some authority


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Derived Forms

  • ˌmediatiˈzation, noun

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Other Words From

  • medi·a·ti·zation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mediatize1

1820–30; mediate + -ize, modeled on German mediatisieren

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mediatize1

C19: from French médiatiser; see mediate , -ize

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Example Sentences

How often in the weary years that were to follow I wished that some one would materially mediatize the task which fell to my lot!

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