indigenize

verb
in·dig·e·nize | \in-ˈdi-jə-ˌnīz \
indigenized; indigenizing

Definition of indigenize 

transitive verb

: to cause to have indigenous characteristics or personnel the former colony began to indigenize its businesses

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indigenization \in-ˌdi-jə-nə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌnī-ˈzā- \ noun

First Known Use of indigenize

1951, in the meaning defined above

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