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[roo-tee-nahyz, root-n-ahyz] /ruˈti naɪz, ˈrut nˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), routinized, routinizing.
to develop into a regular procedure.
to reduce to a customary procedure:
He seems happier now that his life is thoroughly routinized.
Also, especially British, routinise.
Origin of routinize
1925-30; routine + -ize
Related forms
routinization, noun
routinizer, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As with political scandals, the cycle has become familiar and routinized.
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  • Seminary education quickly became routinized, generally imitating practice abroad.
  • By examining these preparatory behaviors, routinized patterns of activity potentially can be identified.
  • However, the concepts about work and the work itself remain process-oriented and routinized.
  • Companies have found outsourcing abroad profitable primarily for jobs that can be routinized and sharply defined.
  • Once practices are routinized, the champion may not be needed.
  • Outsourcing abroad has proved profitable primarily for jobs that can be routinized and sharply defined.
  • Partially routinized some standards set for some processes.

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