localized localized  /ˈloʊ kə ˌlaɪzd/


  1. (adj) confined or restricted to a particular location
  2. (adj) made local or oriented locally



  1. It means not just delivering localized productsWalkers crisps in Coventry and Sabritos in Santiago.
  2. Here's why: unlike the global crude-oil market, the market for natural gas is incredibly localized.
  3. What's more, even within the areas of the WAIS that lie below sea level, there are localized spots that poke above it, and these too would be relatively safe.


  1. Localized Flooding; Power Outages Reported With Storm System

    Heavy rains were the main threat for the storm system that moved through on Wednesday night into early Thursday morning, causing some localized flooding in areas of Ohio County.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WTRF Wheeling

  2. Pinterest Launches Localized French Edition

    Pinterest introduced a localized version of its website for France on Tuesday, the first non-English edition of its site. While the French version does offer language support in search and other text-heavy areas of the site, the French edition's main aim is to provide a more localized community experience for users in the country, an e-mailed statement from Pinterest suggests. The platform will ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Pinterest Pushes Global Growth With A Localized Version For France, Its First Non-English Site

    Pinterest , the image-based social network, is picking up more global momentum: today, it announced the launch of a new site in French, with users in France getting pushed more localized content and more French site links in both their search and category feeds. The French version is being launched simultaneously on web, iOS and Android, and follows news in May of Pinterest in the UK, the site's ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: TechCrunch


  1. "The Yahoo Xtra joint venture will provide New Zealanders with access to the world's best online services in a localized way," Telecom Chief Executive Theresa Gattung said in a statement.
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Theresa Gattung Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We are excited to partner with Yahoo Japan in providing Japanese users with localized site designed to enable them to shop on the eBay marketplace with ease and convenience," eBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman said in a statement.
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Meg Whitman Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "I am very blessed because although rare, this cancer was determined to be localized," Rush said in the statement. "Post operative treatments are to be scheduled after my full recovery from surgery."
    on Mar 9, 2008 By: Bobby Rush Source: International Herald Tribune

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