[ mee-dee-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˈmi di əˌtaɪz /
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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.
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Also especially British, me·di·a·tise .
OTHER WORDS FROM mediatizeme·di·a·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mediatize
/ (ˈmiːdɪəˌtaɪz) /
(tr) to annex (a state) to another state, allowing the former ruler to retain his title and some authority
Derived forms of mediatizemediatization or mediatisation, noun
Word Origin for mediatize
C19: from French médiatiser; see mediate, -ize
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