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localize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlocalizelo‧cal‧ize (also localise British English) /ˈləʊkəlaɪz $ ˈloʊ-/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 FINDto find out exactly where something is 🔊 A mechanic is trying to localize the fault.2 LIMITto limit the effect that something has, or the size of area it covers 🔊 They hoped to localize the fighting.localization /ˌləʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ ˌloʊkələ-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
localizeIn 1850 the food industries were generally small-scale and localized.The last outbreak of Hepatitis A in the city occurred in 1992 when the virus was localized among gay men.Peasant violence was generally localized and poorly organized, but there were serious risings in almost every decade of the seventeenth century.When the sheet is examined in the electron microscope filaments are seen to be localized at the upper surface.Croft plans to localize his campaign to each state.Moreover, traditional and historical factors can do much to localize the significance of even such evidence as seems firm.Is the pain localized to the neck or does it radiate to shoulder, arm, or hand?
From Longman Business Dictionarylocalizelo‧cal‧ize /ˈləʊkəlaɪzˈloʊ-/ (also localise British English) verb [transitive]1COMMERCEto organize a business or industry so that things happen at a local level rather than a national oneThe company is continuing with its efforts to localize production.2MARKETING to make changes in advertising etc to make it more suitable for a particular placethe free weeklies in Los Angeles that localize news and advertisinglocalized (also localised British English) adjectiveOur strategy is to become a fully localized, customer-oriented company.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
localize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylocalize
he, she, itlocalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylocalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave localized
he, she, ithas localized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad localized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill localize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have localized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam localizing
he, she, itis localizing
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you, we, theyare localizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas localizing
you, we, theywere localizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been localizing
he, she, ithas been localizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been localizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be localizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been localizing
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