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Adjective: localised  'low-ku,lIzd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: localized)
  1. (medicine) confined or restricted to a particular location
    "the localised infection formed a definite abscess";
    - localized
  2. Made local or oriented locally
    "a decentralized and localised political authority";
    - localized
Verb: localise  'low-ku,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: localize)
  1. Identify the location or place of
    "We localised the source of the infection";
    - place, localize
  2. Concentrate on a particular place or spot
    "The infection has localised in the left eye";
    - localize, focalize, focalise [Brit]
  3. Restrict something to a particular area
    - localize
  4. Locate
    - set, localize, place

See also: decentralised [Brit], decentralized, local

Type of: control, lie, locate, present, represent, restrict, situate, stage

Encyclopedia: Localised