Definition of internalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

internalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they internalize
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it internalizes
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple internalized
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪzd//
 
past participle internalized
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form internalizing
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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internalize something (specialist) to make a feeling, an attitude, or a belief part of the way you think and behave Minority groups tend to internalize the values of the dominant society. compare externalize
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: internalize