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English definition of “internationalize”


verb [I or T] (UK also internationalise)     /ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəlaɪz/ US   /-ṱɚ-/
to become or make something become international: The company will focus on raising productivity, serving customers, and internationalizing its business. There is an increasing demand on unions and works councils to internationalize their activities.
internationalization (UK also internationalisation) /ˌɪntəˌnæʃənəlɪˈzeɪʃən/ US   /-ṱɚ-/ noun [U]
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