Pronunciation: (rOO-tē'nīz, rOOt'n-īz"), [key]
—v.t., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to develop into a regular procedure.
2. to reduce to a customary procedure: He seems happier now that his life is thoroughly routinized. Also, esp. Brit.,rou•tin'ise.
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