- to annex (a principality) to another state, while allowing certain rights to its former sovereign.
Also especially British, me·di·a·tise.
Origin of mediatize
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- (tr) to annex (a state) to another state, allowing the former ruler to retain his title and some authority
Word Origin for mediatize
C19: from French médiatiser; see mediate, -ize
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