internalize

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

Definition of internalize

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

internalization

play \in-ˌtər-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of internalize in a Sentence

  1. They have internalized their parents' values.

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First Known Use of internalize

1794


INTERNALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

internalize

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verb

Definition of internalize for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

internalize

transitive verb in·ter·nal·ize
variants: or chiefly British internalise play \in-ˈtərn-ᵊl-ˌīz\

medical Definition of internalize

internalized or chiefly British internalised; internalizing or chiefly British internalising
: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 play \-ˌtərn-ᵊl-ə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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