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regularize

[reg-yuh-luh-rahyz] /ˈrɛg yə ləˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), regularized, regularizing.
1.
to make regular.
Also, especially British, regularise.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; regular + -ize
Related forms
regularization, noun
regularizer, noun
unregularized, adjective
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Examples for regularized
  • Thus, these dialects have regularized the entire paradigm to genitive forms.
British Dictionary definitions for regularized

regularize

/ˈrɛɡjʊləˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make regular; cause to conform
Derived Forms
regularization, regularisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for regularized

regularize

v.

1620s, from regular (adj.) + -ize. Related: Regularized; regularizing.

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