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Verb: externalise  ek'stur-nu,lIz or ik'stur-nu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: externalize)
  1. (psychology) transfer an emotion (or state, trait, etc.) to an external person or thing
    - project, externalize
  2. Make external or objective, or give reality to
    "language externalises our thoughts";
    - exteriorize, exteriorise [Brit], externalize, objectify

Derived forms: externalising, externalises, externalised

Type of: alter, ascribe, assign, attribute, change, impute, modify

Encyclopedia: Externalise