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There are three terms around Internationalization that are often used interchangably, however they are distinctions. Here's a good definition.
- "Localization is the process of adapting the text and applications of a product or service to enable its acceptability for a particular cultural or linguistic market."
- "Internationalization s planning and implementing products and services so that they can easily be localized for specific languages and cultures."
- "Globalization is an approach to business strategy that aims to address all of the logistical and organizational challenges an enterprise faces as it expands its supporting content, assets and message across cultures and markets to new clients."