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liberalize

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verb lib·er·al·ize \ˈli-b(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of liberalize

  • : to make (something) less strict or more liberal

  • : to become less strict or more liberal

Full Definition of liberalize

lib·er·al·izedlib·er·al·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make liberal or more liberal

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become liberal or more liberal

lib·er·al·i·za·tion play \ˌli-b(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
lib·er·al·iz·er play \ˈli-b(ə-)rə-ˌlī-zər\ noun

Examples of liberalize

  1. The country's immigration policies have begun to liberalize.



1774

First Known Use of liberalize

1774



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