[koh-puh-lim-uh-rahyz, koh-pol-uh-muh-]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), copolymerized, copolymerizing. Chemistry.
to subject to or undergo a change analogous to polymerization but with a union of two or more different monomers.
Also, especially British, copolymerise.

1935–40; copolymer + -ize

copolymerization, noun Unabridged
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copolymerize or copolymerise (kəʊˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz)
to react (two compounds) together to produce a copolymer
copolymerise or copolymerise
copolymeri'zation or copolymerise
copolymeri'sation or copolymerise

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Copolymerization refers to methods used to chemically synthesize a copolymer.
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