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maternalize

[muh-tur-nl-ahyz] /məˈtɜr nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), maternalized, maternalizing.
1.
to make maternal.
Also, especially British, maternalise.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; maternal + -ize
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