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pluralize

[ploo r-uh-lahyz] /ˈplʊər əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), pluralized, pluralizing.
1.
to express in the plural form; make plural:
to pluralize a noun.
verb (used without object), pluralized, pluralizing.
2.
to receive or take a plural form.
Also, especially British, pluralise.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; plural + -ize
Related forms
pluralizable, adjective
pluralization, noun
pluralizer, noun
unpluralized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pluralizations

pluralize

/ˈplʊərəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to hold more than one ecclesiastical benefice or office at the same time
2.
to make or become plural
Derived Forms
pluralization, pluralisation, noun
pluralizer, pluraliser, noun
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