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or (especially British) localise

[loh-kuh-lahyz] /ˈloʊ kəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), localized, localizing.
1.
to make local; fix in, or assign or restrict to, a particular place, locality, etc.
verb (used without object), localized, localizing.
2.
to gather, collect, or concentrate in one locality.
Origin of localize
1785-1795
1785-95; local + -ize
Related forms
localizable, adjective
localization, noun
localizer, noun
nonlocalizable, adjective
nonlocalized, adjective
unlocalizable, adjective
unlocalize, verb (used with object), unlocalized, unlocalizing.
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localize

/ˈləʊkəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
2.
(transitive) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
3.
(transitive) to assign or ascribe to a particular region
Derived Forms
localizable, localisable, adjective
localization, localisation, noun
localizer, localiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for localized

localize

v.

1792, from local + -ize. Related: Localized; localizing.

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localized in Medicine

localized lo·cal·ized (lō'kə-līzd')
adj.
Restricted or limited to a specific part.

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