Meaning of “externalize” in the English Dictionary

"externalize" in British English

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externalizeverb [ T ]

specialized UK usually externalise uk /ɪkˈstɜː.nəl.aɪz/ us /ɪkˈstɝː.nəl.aɪz/
externalization
noun [ C or U ] UK usually externalisation uk /ɪkˌstɜː.nəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪkˌstɝː.nəl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

the externalization of negative feelings

(Definition of “externalize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"externalize" in American English

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externalizeverb [ I/T ]

/ekˈstɜr·nəlˌɑɪz/

(Definition of “externalize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"externalize" in Business English

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externalizeverb [ I or T ]

UK also externalise uk /ɪkˈstɜːnəlaɪz/ us

PRODUCTION, WORKPLACE →  outsource :

In order to cut costs, they decided to externalize certain categories of jobs.

(Definition of “externalize” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)