individualize

[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), individualized, individualizing.
1.
to make individual or distinctive; give an individual or distinctive character to.
2.
to mention, indicate, or consider individually; specify; particularize.
Also, especially British, individualise.


Origin:
1630–40; individual + -ize

individualization, noun
individualizer, noun
overindividualization, noun
unindividualized, adjective
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individualize or individualise (ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make or mark as individual or distinctive in character
2.  to consider or treat individually; particularize
3.  to make or modify so as to meet the special requirements of a person
 
individualise or individualise
 
vb
 
individuali'zation or individualise
 
n
 
individuali'sation or individualise
 
n
 
indi'vidualizer or individualise
 
n
 
indi'vidualiser or individualise
 
n

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Example sentences
Individualize the shirt with monogramming or a label.
They also provide a degree of flexibility that allows students to individualize their potential experiences.
They are sufficiently persistent and variable to individualize.
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