internationalize

Use Internationalize in a sentence

internationalize

[in-ter-nash-uh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), internationalized, internationalizing.
1.
to make international, as in scope or character: a local conflict that was internationalized into a major war.
2.
to place or bring under international control.
verb (used without object), internationalized, internationalizing.
3.
to become international: The automobile company must internationalize in order to meet the competition.
Also, especially British, internationalise.


Origin:
1860–65; international + -ize

internationalization, noun
deinternationalize, verb (used with object), deinternationalized, deinternationalizing.
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internationalize or internationalise (ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make international
2.  to put under international control
 
internationalise or internationalise
 
vb
 
internationali'zation or internationalise
 
n
 
internationali'sation or internationalise
 
n

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Example sentences
The university is at the vanguard of a national push to internationalize.
Sometimes that lack of support stems from the idea that the cost to
  internationalize a campus will be too high.
As the worldwide audience beckons, farflung musicians have to decide whether
  and how much to modernize and internationalize.
Plans to internationalize the airline industry run into flak.
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