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 for Internationalisation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  internationalisation \internationalisation\ n.
     the act of bringing something under international control.
     [Chiefly Brit.]
     Syn: internationalization.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of bringing something under international control
           [syn: internationalization, internationalisation]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      (i18n, globalisation, enabling, software
     enabling) The process and philosophy of making software
     portable to other locales.
     For successful localisation, products must be technically
     and culturally neutral.  Effective internationalisation
     reduces the time and resources required for localisation,
     improving time-to-market abroad and allowing simultaneous
     shipment.  In orther words, internationalisation abstracts
     out local details, localisation specifies those details for a
     particular locale.
     Technically this may include allowing double-byte character
     sets such as unicode or Japanese, local numbering, date and
     currency formats, and other local format conventions.
     It also includes the separation of user interface text
     e.g. in dialog boxes and menus.  All the text used by an
     application may be kept in a separate file or directory, so
     that it can be translated all at once.  User interfaces may
     require more screen space for text in other languages.
     The simplest form of internationalisation may be to make use
     of operating system calls that format time, date and
     currency values according to the operating system's
     The abbreviation i18n means "I - eighteen letters - N".

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