territorialize


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ter·ri·to·ri·al·ize

 (tĕr′ĭ-tôr′ē-ə-līz′)
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.

territorialize

(ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəˌlaɪz) or

territorialise

vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to make a territory of
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to place on a territorial basis: the militia was territorialized.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to enlarge (a country) by acquiring more territory
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to make territorial
ˌterriˌtorialiˈzation, ˌterriˌtorialiˈsation n

ter•ri•to•ri•al•ize

(ˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈtoʊr-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to extend by adding new territory.
2. to reduce to the status of a territory.
3. to make territorial.
[1810–20]
ter`ri•to`ri•al•i•za′tion, n.

territorialize


Past participle: territorialized
Gerund: territorializing

Imperative
territorialize
territorialize
Present
I territorialize
you territorialize
he/she/it territorializes
we territorialize
you territorialize
they territorialize
Preterite
I territorialized
you territorialized
he/she/it territorialized
we territorialized
you territorialized
they territorialized
Present Continuous
I am territorializing
you are territorializing
he/she/it is territorializing
we are territorializing
you are territorializing
they are territorializing
Present Perfect
I have territorialized
you have territorialized
he/she/it has territorialized
we have territorialized
you have territorialized
they have territorialized
Past Continuous
I was territorializing
you were territorializing
he/she/it was territorializing
we were territorializing
you were territorializing
they were territorializing
Past Perfect
I had territorialized
you had territorialized
he/she/it had territorialized
we had territorialized
you had territorialized
they had territorialized
Future
I will territorialize
you will territorialize
he/she/it will territorialize
we will territorialize
you will territorialize
they will territorialize
Future Perfect
I will have territorialized
you will have territorialized
he/she/it will have territorialized
we will have territorialized
you will have territorialized
they will have territorialized
Future Continuous
I will be territorializing
you will be territorializing
he/she/it will be territorializing
we will be territorializing
you will be territorializing
they will be territorializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been territorializing
you have been territorializing
he/she/it has been territorializing
we have been territorializing
you have been territorializing
they have been territorializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been territorializing
you will have been territorializing
he/she/it will have been territorializing
we will have been territorializing
you will have been territorializing
they will have been territorializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been territorializing
you had been territorializing
he/she/it had been territorializing
we had been territorializing
you had been territorializing
they had been territorializing
Conditional
I would territorialize
you would territorialize
he/she/it would territorialize
we would territorialize
you would territorialize
they would territorialize
Past Conditional
I would have territorialized
you would have territorialized
he/she/it would have territorialized
we would have territorialized
you would have territorialized
they would have territorialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.territorialize - organize as a territory
organize, organise - cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
2.territorialize - place on a territorial basis; "The railways were territorialized"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.territorialize - extend by adding territory
extend, broaden, widen - extend in scope or range or area; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"
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