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tr.v. ter·ri·to·ri·al·ized, ter·ri·to·ri·al·iz·ing, ter·ri·to·ri·al·iz·es
1. To make a territory of; organize as a territory.
2. To extend by adding territory.

ter′ri·to′ri·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.territorialization - the act of organizing as a territory
organisation, organization - the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
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