Definition of localize
localizabilityplay \ˌlō-kə-ˌlī-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
localizableplay \ˈlō-kə-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective
localizationplay \ˌlō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of localize in a Sentence
Doctors are trying to localize the infection by using antibiotics.
The computer technician was able to localize the fault quickly.
Recent Examples of localize from the Web
Bieter localized other features of the Senate’s health care proposal.
Meteorologists said localized flooding and isolated severe storms are possible across the region through Saturday morning.
Using localized on-demand streaming data from global services Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube, plus download track sales from iTunes, BillboardPH’s new charts provide the most accurate representation of music popularity in the Philippines.
The skin problem might stay localized in one part of the body or grow excessively all over.
The India market is very similar to China in the sense that it’s very localized.
With California trending so Democratic, the Republican mantra in these seven seats has been to localize the races.
The government needs to support research and development activities of suppliers to localize component manufacturing, Mahindra’s Managing Director Pawan Goenka said at a press conference in Mumbai Wednesday.
Expect rises on area rivers & localized flash flooding.
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First Known Use of localize
LOCALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of localize for English Language Learners
: to keep (something) within a limited area : to prevent the spread of (something)
: to find or identify the location of (something)
LOCALIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of localize for Students
: to keep or be kept in a certain area Firefighters localized the fire.
Medical Definition of localize
transitive verb: to make local; especially : to fix in or confine to a definite place or part hot applications helped to localize the infection
intransitive verb: to accumulate in or be restricted to a specific or limited area this parasite localizes and grows in the muscle—Morris Fishbein
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