relativize

[rel-uh-tuh-vahyz]
verb (used with object), relativized, relativizing.
to regard as or make relative.
Also, especially British, relativise.


Origin:
1930–35; relative + -ize

relativization, noun
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relativize or relativise (ˈrɛlətɪvaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make or become relative
2.  (tr) to apply the theory of relativity to
 
relativise or relativise
 
vb
 
relativi'zation or relativise
 
n
 
relativi'sation or relativise
 
n

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Learners need to learn to decenter and relativize their view of the world around them.
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