territorialize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1818 to organize on a territorial basis • territorialization noun

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  • Territorialize — Ter ri*to ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Territorialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Territorializing}.] 1. To enlarge by extension of territory. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce to the condition of a territory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • territorialize — (Amer.) v. divide into territories (also territorialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • territorialize — [ter΄ə tôr′ē əl īz΄] vt. territorialized, territorializing 1. to add territory to 2. to establish as a territory 3. to make territorial territorialization n …   English World dictionary

  • territorialize — territorialization, n. /ter i tawr ee euh luyz , tohr /, v.t., territorialized, territorializing. 1. to extend by adding new territory. 2. to reduce to the status of a territory. 3. to make territorial. Also, esp. Brit., territorialise. [1810 20; …   Universalium

  • territorialize — ter·ri·to·ri·al·ize …   English syllables

  • territorialize — ter•ri•to•ri•al•ize [[t]ˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əˌlaɪz, ˈtoʊr [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) to extend by adding new territory 2) to reduce to the status of a territory 3) to make territorial • Etymology: 1810–20 ter ri•to ri•al•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • territorialize — verb 1. organize as a territory • Syn: ↑territorialise • Derivationally related forms: ↑territorialisation (for: ↑territorialise), ↑territorialization • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Territorialized — Territorialize Ter ri*to ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Territorialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Territorializing}.] 1. To enlarge by extension of territory. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce to the condition of a territory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Territorializing — Territorialize Ter ri*to ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Territorialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Territorializing}.] 1. To enlarge by extension of territory. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce to the condition of a territory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • territorialized — territorialize (Amer.) v. divide into territories (also territorialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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