verb (used with or without object), re·gion·al·ized, re·gion·al·iz·ing.
to separate into or arrange by regions.
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- regional enteritis,
- regional hypothermia,
- regional ileitis,
- regional metamorphism,
- register mark,
- register of wills
Also especially British, re·gion·al·ise.
Origin of regionalize
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