Pronunciation: (in"tur-nash'u-nl-īz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make international, as in scope or character: a local conflict that was internationalized into a major war.
2. to place or bring under international control.
to become international: The automobile company must internationalize in order to meet the competition. Also, esp. Brit.,in"ter•na'tion•al•ise".
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