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Localize   /lˈoʊkəlˌaɪz/   Listen

(past & past part. localized; pres. part. localizing)
Identify the location or place of.  Synonyms: localise, place.
Concentrate on a particular place or spot.  Synonyms: focalise, focalize, localise.
Restrict something to a particular area.  Synonym: localise.
Locate.  Synonyms: localise, place, set.

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"Localize" Quotes from Famous Books

... course of my life I have suffered, like many others, from nameless afflictions—nameless because they do not exist. No one can localize this strange infirmity or realize it. You only know you have a sensation of depression. In every other respect I was perfectly well, yet I thought it was necessary to see a doctor. So it was, if I wished ...
— The Reminiscences Of Sir Henry Hawkins (Baron Brampton) • Henry Hawkins Brampton

... visit of Mrs. Gadabit, wife of the president of our city bank, to Neighborville twenty miles away is worth more space than a trip made by Mrs. Astor to Europe. Whenever possible, the good reporter seeks to localize his story and draw it close to the everyday lives of his readers. Even an accidental acquaintance of a man in town with the noted governor or the notorious criminal who has just been brought into the public eye—with a brief quotation of the local man's opinion of the other fellow, ...
— News Writing - The Gathering , Handling and Writing of News Stories • M. Lyle Spencer

Words linked to "Localize" :   locale, locate, represent, draw, stage, present, set, lie, restrict, situate, localization

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