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English definition of “localize”

localize

verb [T] (UK usually localise)     /ˈləʊ.kəl.aɪz/ US  /ˈloʊ-/
to limit something to a particular area : Gravity has localized the swelling to the foot and ankle .Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding formal to find the position of something: Electricians worked through the night to localize the faulty switches .Finding and discovering specialized business to make a product or service more suitable for a particular area : The TV station is continuing to localize content in order to maximize regional sales .Environments and localities
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