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internalize

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verb, in·ter·nal·ize \in-ˈtər-nə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of internalize

  • : to make (something, such as an idea or an attitude) an important part of the kind of person you are

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of internalize

internalizedinternalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a subjective character to; specifically :  to incorporate (as values or patterns of culture) within the self as conscious or subconscious guiding principles through learning or socialization

internalization play \-ˌtər-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of internalize in a sentence

  1. They have internalized their parents' values.



1884

First Known Use of internalize

1884


Medical Dictionary

internalize

transitive verb in·ter·nal·ize

Medical Definition of internalize

internalized or chiefly British internalised; internalizing or chiefly British internalising

  1. :  to give a subjective character to; specifically :  to incorporate (as values or patterns of culture) within the self as conscious or subconscious guiding principles through learning or socialization

internalization or chiefly British internalisation \-ˌtərn-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of internalize

or chiefly British internalise \in-ˈtərn-əl-ˌīz\play

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