from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make international.
- transitive v. To put under international control.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make something international; to involve multiple nations
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make international; to cause to affect the mutual relations of two or more nations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make international; cause to affect the mutual relations of two or more countries: as, to internationalize a war.
- To bring or force (a weak country or territory) under the control or protection of several stronger nations. See internationalism, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make international in character
- v. put under international control
Sorry, no etymologies found.
A series of meet-ups, events, get-togethers, photo walks, field trips to what I like to call internationalize-meaning hanging out and collaborating with international people hanging out and collaborating to make media.
It is not a good policy to "internationalize" bi-lateral border disputes or "militarize" the vicinities of other nation's territorial waters.
China's harsh criticism, currently directed at the U.S., decries attempts to "internationalize" the South China Sea disputes.
At the recent ASEAN summit, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pressured China to "internationalize" the multi-party territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
Beijing, meanwhile, opposed any effort to "internationalize" the issue.
China's foreign minister, Yang Jiechi, was not amused; Beijing opposed any effort to "internationalize" the issue.
China's Foreign Ministry denounced those remarks as unwarranted American meddling and an attempt to "internationalize" a strictly regional problem.
Out of parochial interests, the EU has been pressuring Ukraine to "internationalize" energy transportation.
A further attempt to "internationalize" the Declaration's "right to life" came in 2005, when the World Summit at the United Nations embraced in its "Outcome Document" the principle of the "responsibility to protect."
This effort to "internationalize" the crime of genocide might have been the world body's finest hour.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.