[ ter-i-tawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -tohr- ]
/ ˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈtoʊr- /
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verb (used with object), ter·ri·to·ri·al·ized, ter·ri·to·ri·al·iz·ing.
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Also especially British, ter·ri·to·ri·al·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM territorializeter·ri·to·ri·al·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for territorialize
/ (ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəˌlaɪz) /
to make a territory of
to place on a territorial basisthe militia was territorialized
to enlarge (a country) by acquiring more territory
to make territorial
Derived forms of territorializeterritorialization or territorialisation, noun
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