indigenize

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indigenize

(ɪnˈdɪdʒəˌnaɪz) or

indigenise

vb (tr)
(Anthropology & Ethnology) anthropol to alter (something) so as to make it fit in with the local culture
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"The low-altitude defense system, Oqab (Eagle), is a short-range system with new capabilities and fully indigenized design.
On concluding day, recommendations were declared which included English Language Teaching in Pakistan should be decolonized through production of indigenized language teaching materials.
The objectives of the study were to develop, investigate factor structure and establish the psychometric properties of an indigenized Personal Resource Inventory.
'PHederalism is our own indigenized federalism experience that reflects the identities of our people while deriving and learning from the best practices of all federal countries ...
You're gonna have to look at an Indigenized traditional reciprocal economy, where you have abundance but not many material goods."
From a comparative perspective, they explore how Chinese stakeholder institutions--the legislature, the administration, courts, and the market--have dealt with, indigenized, and transformed the transplanted norms.
The 27 papers in these proceedings explore such aspects as Finland Swedish as a non-dominant variety of Swedish, pluricentric Armenian and its changed dominance hierarchy, non-dominant features of Brazilian Portuguese becoming dominant, intuitive language choices between dominant and non-dominant varieties of Arabic for slogans during the 2011 Egyptian revolution, and Chinese Hokkian and its lexicon in Singapore as evidence for an indigenized Singapore culture.
Japan, China, India, Germany and the United States are the other main producers of MEK and Iran, which has indigenized technical knowhow of the product, has the ability to export the product.
Zeighami said about 70 percent of the process of building oil refineries has been indigenized by Iranian contractors and manufacturers and the figure can be increased up to 90 percent by 2015.
New Delhi, May 21 -- Urastun Metal has introduced the world's 1st fully indigenized 1-tonne mobile compact carriers named 'Vector' and 'Odo' into the Indian market.
Ironically, this connection between masculinity, indigenized Christianity, and nationalism may have paved the way for secularism ascendancy.