vulgarizer

vulgarize

[vuhl-guh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), vulgarized, vulgarizing.
1.
to make vulgar or coarse; lower; debase: to vulgarize standards of behavior.
2.
to make (a technical or abstruse work) easier to understand and more widely known; popularize.
3.
to translate (a work) from a classical language into the vernacular.
Also, especially British, vulgarise.


Origin:
1595–1605; vulgar + -ize

vulgarization, noun
vulgarizer, noun
unvulgarize, verb (used with object), unvulgarized, unvulgarizing.
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vulgarize or vulgarise (ˈvʌlɡəˌraɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make commonplace or vulgar; debase
2.  to make (something little known or difficult to understand) widely known or popular among the public; popularize
 
vulgarise or vulgarise
 
vb
 
vulgari'zation or vulgarise
 
n
 
vulgari'sation or vulgarise
 
n
 
'vulgarizer or vulgarise
 
n
 
'vulgariser or vulgarise
 
n

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