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vt in·ter·nal·ize
in·ter·nal·ized or chiefly British in·ter·nal·isedin·ter·nal·iz·ing or chiefly British in·ter·nal·is·ing

Definition of INTERNALIZE

:  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
in·ter·nal·iza·tion or chiefly British in·ter·nal·isa·tion \-ˌtərn-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


in·ter·nal·ize or chiefly British in·ter·nal·ise \in-ˈtərn-əl-ˌīz\
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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