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

  canalize \canalize\ v.
     1. to provide with a canal, as of a city.
  
     Syn: canal.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. to to direct the flow of; -- also used abstractly, as of
        money or information.
  
     Syn: channel.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  canalize
      v 1: provide (a city) with a canal [syn: canal, canalize,
           canalise]
      2: direct the flow of; "channel information towards a broad
         audience" [syn: channel, canalize, canalise]

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