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alcoholize

[al-kuh-haw-lahyz, -ho-] /ˈæl kə hɔˌlaɪz, -hɒ-/
verb (used with object), alcoholized, alcoholizing.
1.
to convert into an alcohol.
2.
to treat or saturate with an alcohol.
3.
to place under the influence of alcoholic beverages; make drunk; besot.
Also, especially British, alcoholise.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; alcohol + -ize
Related forms
alcoholization, noun
overalcoholize, verb (used with object), overalcoholized, overalcoholizing.
unalcoholized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for alcoholize

alcoholize

/ˈælkəhɒˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to turn into alcoholic drink, as by fermenting or mixing with alcohol
Derived Forms
alcoholization, alcoholisation, noun
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