Definition of customization in English:

customization

(British customisation)

Pronunciation /ˌkəstəmīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌkəstəmaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1The action of modifying something to suit a particular individual or task.

    ‘the new software allows customization’
    • ‘The companies' joint strategy has expanded the scope of traditional made-to-measure production into the mass customization arena.’
    • ‘Twenty-eight designs are standard, however customisation is encouraged.’
    • ‘The interest in being distinctive is also leading to more customization.’
    • ‘Its modular approach allows for complete customization without unwanted expense.’
    • ‘The sheer number of separation technologies available today also has encouraged the customization of whey proteins for specific end uses.’
    • ‘However tempting it may be to preserve specific business processes by altering the software code, customization almost always means trouble.’
    • ‘One of the supply clerks had done a last minute bit of customization to her helmet.’
    • ‘This would allow saddle manufacturers to build products that fit better without individual customization.’
    • ‘Retail framers can bring personal rapport and customization to their clients in a way that online frame sites can't.’
    • ‘The firm can omit the high design fees while still offering some degree of customization and site-specific architecture.’
    1. 1.1A modification made to something to suit a particular individual or task.
      ‘users can save these customizations’
      • ‘There are three intellectual property licenses, each with two to three available customizations.’
      • ‘He is willing to make any customizations the requesting sites want too.’
      • ‘To provide running customizations I add an interface to bind keystrokes to predefined actions.’
      • ‘Any desired customizations are the local system administrator's responsibility.’
      • ‘Entry-level accounting systems often provide only basic financial statement customizations.’
      • ‘You can change the monster's color, but that's pretty much the limit of the visual customizations.’
      • ‘The game is just straightforward arcade racing fun with real-world cars and real-world customizations.’
      • ‘An early prototype of the tablet was setup for sharing between family members where each person's customizations would be saved.’
      • ‘The software is 'intelligent' and largely automatically configures itself although there are innumerable customizations that can be made.’
      • ‘We developed a customization of the software that allows people to view the data directly from the database.’