Definition of indigenization in English:


(British indigenisation)

Pronunciation /inˌdijənəˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ɪnˌdɪdʒənəˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /inˌdijəˌnīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ɪnˌdɪdʒəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


  • The action or process of bringing something under the control, dominance, or influence of the people native to an area.

    ‘the indigenization of education in Africa would include a focus on local languages and histories’
    • ‘the indigenization law requires foreign firms to hand 51% of shares to local partners’