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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of internationalizing. See internationalism, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the act of bringing something under international control.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The conversion of something in order to make it international
  • noun software engineering The act or process of making a product suitable for international markets, typically by making text messages easily translatable and ensuring support of non-Latin character sets.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of bringing something under international control


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  • In the world of accessible web applications, internationalization is the process of providing multiple language interfaces. The short version of the word, i18n, refers to the eighteen letters between the initial "I" and the final "N".

    December 29, 2006