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English verb: localize

1. localize (stative) identify the location or place of

SamplesWe localized the source of the infection.

Synonymslocalise, place

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)locate, situate

2. localize (stative) concentrate on a particular place or spot

SamplesThe infection has localized in the left eye.

Synonymsfocalise, focalize, localise

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)lie

3. localize (social) restrict something to a particular area


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)restrict

Narrower (hyponym)draw

4. localize (creation) locate

SamplesThe film is set in Africa.

Synonymslocalise, place, set

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)present, represent, stage

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