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“Customized” or “Customised”


Customized and customised are both English terms.


Customized is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while customised is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
customized 98 30 63 98 94 28 0 32 36 91 82 100
customised 2 70 37 2 6 72 0 68 64 9 18 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (98 to 2).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 70 to 30 preference for "customised" over "customized".
  • In India, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (63 to 37).
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (98 to 2).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (94 to 6).
  • In Australia, there is a 72 to 28 preference for "customised" over "customized".
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "customized" and "customised".
  • In Ireland, there is a 68 to 32 preference for "customised" over "customized".
  • In New Zealand, there is a 64 to 36 preference for "customised" over "customized".
  • In Jamaica, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (91 to 9).
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (82 to 18).
  • In Guyana, there is a preference for "customized" over "customised" (100 to 0).

Below, we provide some examples of when to use customized or customised with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “customized”

  • The written critiques are customized for the student's particular work
  • Customized features of the Turing Robot
  • (web server-like) or in a customized way.
  • photo albums, customizable skins, and customized subdomains.
  • and CNN Checkout Channel, a customized channel made available to grocery
  • Customized solutions
  • shop and remodeled completely, including customized designs on a specific theme,
  • characters, which are created and customized by the player, but have
  • personalized treatment paths based on customized tracts incorporating unique aspects for
  • reporting, and can often be customized, but one downside is that

Examples of “customised”

  • Su-Kam provides customised solar power solutions for educational
  • Manchester, Flexity 2's in Blackpool, customised units manufactured by CAF for
  • all of which can be customised and modified—Power (standard), Tech (which
  • 2019, Garçon Wines introduced a customised wine package that could accommodate
  • been used in music videos, customised as fashion statements by designers
  • shop in Victoria Street and customised both road and track frames.
  • They were uniquely customised for Court with double-width doors
  • had the pipes or hoses customised to exact dredging needs etc.
  • The model was specially customised for high altitude operation on
  • OBDuino may be assembled and customised by an electronics hobbyist; it

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