Meaning of externalize

ex•ter•nal•ize

Pronunciation: (ik-stûr'nl-īz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to make external; embody in an outward form.
  2. to regard as consisting of externals.
  3. to regard or treat as being caused by externals; attribute to external causes: to externalize one's difficulties.
  4. to direct (the personality) outward in social relationships.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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