internationalize

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international +‎ -ize

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internationalize (third-person singular simple present internationalizes, present participle internationalizing, simple past and past participle internationalized)

  1. (transitive) To make something international; to involve multiple nations in.
    • 1947, Alan Patrick Herbert, Topsy Turvy[1], page 66:
      I must say there is something to be said, don't you agree darling, and I rather hope they'll internationalize the cosmic wireless and save us from some of this defatigating news.
    Antonym: de-internationalize (de-internationalize)

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