internalize

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verb in·ter·nal·ize \in-ˈtər-nə-ˌlīz\

Definition of internalize

internalized

internalizing

  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


INTERNALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

internalize

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verb in·ter·nal·ize \in-ˈtər-nə-ˌlīz\

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

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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