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localize

(lō′kə-līz′)
v. local·ized, local·izing, local·izes
v.tr.
1. To make local: decentralize and localize political authority.
2. To confine or restrict to a particular locality: localized the infection.
3. To attribute to a particular locality: sought to localize the origin of the rumor.
v.intr.
To become local, especially to become fixed in one area or part.

lo′cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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