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localize

verb [T] (UK usually localise) uk   /ˈləʊ.kəl.aɪz/  us   /ˈloʊ-/
to limit something to a particular area: Gravity has localized the swelling to the foot and ankle. formal to find the position of something: Electricians worked through the night to localize the faulty switches. 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.
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