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

Other Words from indigenize

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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