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plasticize

[plas-tuh-sahyz] /ˈplæs təˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), plasticized, plasticizing.
1.
to render or become plastic.
Also, especially British, plasticise.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; plastic + -ize
Related forms
plasticization, noun
unplasticized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for plasticization

plasticize

/ˈplæstɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer
Derived Forms
plasticization, plasticisation, noun
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