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can·al·ize

 (kăn′ə-līz′)
tr.v. can·al·ized, can·al·iz·ing, can·al·iz·es
1. To furnish with or convert into a canal or canals.
2. To provide an outlet for; channel.
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canalize

(ˈkænəˌlaɪz) or

canalise

vb (tr)
1. (Civil Engineering) to provide with or convert into a canal or canals
2. to give a particular direction to or provide an outlet for; channel
3. (Civil Engineering) to divide (a channel) into separate reaches controlled by dams and weirs to aid navigation, control water levels, generate power, etc
ˌcanaliˈzation, ˌcanaliˈsation n
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can•al•ize

(ˈkæn lˌaɪz, kəˈnæl aɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make a canal through.
2. to convert into a canal.
3. to give an outlet to.
[1850–55]
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canalize

To restrict operations to a narrow zone by use of existing or reinforcing obstacles or by fire or bombing.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

canalize


Past participle: canalized
Gerund: canalizing

Imperative
canalize
canalize
Present
I canalize
you canalize
he/she/it canalizes
we canalize
you canalize
they canalize
Preterite
I canalized
you canalized
he/she/it canalized
we canalized
you canalized
they canalized
Present Continuous
I am canalizing
you are canalizing
he/she/it is canalizing
we are canalizing
you are canalizing
they are canalizing
Present Perfect
I have canalized
you have canalized
he/she/it has canalized
we have canalized
you have canalized
they have canalized
Past Continuous
I was canalizing
you were canalizing
he/she/it was canalizing
we were canalizing
you were canalizing
they were canalizing
Past Perfect
I had canalized
you had canalized
he/she/it had canalized
we had canalized
you had canalized
they had canalized
Future
I will canalize
you will canalize
he/she/it will canalize
we will canalize
you will canalize
they will canalize
Future Perfect
I will have canalized
you will have canalized
he/she/it will have canalized
we will have canalized
you will have canalized
they will have canalized
Future Continuous
I will be canalizing
you will be canalizing
he/she/it will be canalizing
we will be canalizing
you will be canalizing
they will be canalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been canalizing
you have been canalizing
he/she/it has been canalizing
we have been canalizing
you have been canalizing
they have been canalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been canalizing
you will have been canalizing
he/she/it will have been canalizing
we will have been canalizing
you will have been canalizing
they will have been canalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been canalizing
you had been canalizing
he/she/it had been canalizing
we had been canalizing
you had been canalizing
they had been canalizing
Conditional
I would canalize
you would canalize
he/she/it would canalize
we would canalize
you would canalize
they would canalize
Past Conditional
I would have canalized
you would have canalized
he/she/it would have canalized
we would have canalized
you would have canalized
they would have canalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.canalize - provide (a city) with a canal
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.canalize - direct the flow of; "channel information towards a broad audience"
channelise, channelize, guide, maneuver, steer, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, head, direct - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
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Translations

canalize

[ˈkænəlaɪz] VTcanalizar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

canalize

vt (lit, fig)kanalisieren
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

canalize

[ˈkænəˌlaɪz] vt (frm) → canalizzare, convogliare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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A ce propos, le Saint-Siege epingle et fait allusion aux sites de propagande manipules, canalises et finances par Alger.
Before his visit ended on the second day, Clooney patiently signed autographs and posed for photos with neighbours of the Canalises'.
Toutefois, les montants a engager seront canalises par le biais du Fonds espagnol de Restructuration Ordonnee Bancaire (FROB) et consideres comme une dette publique.