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officialize

[uh-fish-uh-lahyz] /əˈfɪʃ əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), officialized, officializing.
1.
to make official; place under official authority or control.
Also, especially British, officialise.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; official + -ize
Related forms
officialization, noun
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