from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To domesticate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To render domestic; domesticate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
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If the American media rushed to internationalize 9/11, they seemed to be in an equal hurry in the case of 26/11 (as we would call it in India) to domesticize it, as if "terror" is something that happens regularly in India, like water problems, or sly airport touts.
Let’s try and domesticize this: who of the smaller parties wants the biggest payoffs, and which of those are politically feasible?