[ ter-i-tawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -tohr- ]
/ ˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈtoʊr- /
verb (used with object), ter·ri·to·ri·al·ized, ter·ri·to·ri·al·iz·ing.
Manor vs. MannerA manor is a mansion or stately home. A manner is a characteristic way of doing something. These words are homophones (words that sound the same but have different meanings), so it’s easy to mix them up. Manor In the context of a feudal system, manor referred to an estate or territorial unit consisting of a lord’s home and lands. In other words, the area …
A Smack Of Jellyfish And Other Strange Animal GroupsWhat do hunting and sexual desires have in common? We could point to several things, but from a linguistic point of view, we’re referring to the archaic word venery, which means both hunting (from the Latin venor) and sexual desire (from Latin veneria, referring to Venus). Strangely, terms of venery is a collective noun that means a group of animals. And, many of these animal …
Also especially British, ter·ri·to·ri·al·ise.
Related formster·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 Formsterritorialization or territorialisation, noun
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