verb (used with object), customized, customizing.
to modify or build according to individual or personal specifications or preference: to customize an automobile.
Also, especially British, customise.

1930–35, Americanism; custom + -ize

customizable, adjective
customization, noun
customizer, noun
noncustomized, adjective
semicustomized, adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
customize or customise (ˈkʌstəˌmaɪz)
(tr) to modify (something) according to a customer's individual requirements
customise or customise
customi'zation or customise
customi'sation or customise

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Word Origin & History

1934, "to make (something) to a customer's specifications," Amer. Eng., from custom + -ize. Related: Customizable (1960); customization (1963); customized (pp. adj., 1960).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Example sentences
Indeed, price seems to be driving the move toward customization.
The storm hood and powder skirt can be fully removed for supreme customization
  as the conditions demand.
It really is an impressive achievement--the customization is absolutely amazing.
The cost of that customization would run well into the hundreds, if not
  thousands, of dollars.
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