domesticize

VERB
  1. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
    He tames lions for the circus
    reclaim falcons
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How To Use domesticize In A Sentence

  • 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. Vamsee Juluri: How the West Lost Us: A Critique of Media Coverage of the Mumbai Attacks
  • Let’s try and domesticize this: who of the smaller parties wants the biggest payoffs, and which of those are politically feasible? Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Israeli Election
  • Further, modern translations tend to domesticize their originals, and smooth out stylistic quirks and inconsistencies. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Further, modern translations tend to domesticize their originals, and smooth out stylistic quirks and inconsistencies. The Times Literary Supplement
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