liberalize

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verb lib·er·al·ize \ˈli-b(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\

Definition of liberalize

liberalized

;

liberalizing

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

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

liberalization

play \ˌli-b(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

liberalizer

play \ˈli-b(ə-)rə-ˌlī-zər\ noun

Examples of liberalize in a sentence

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

1765

First Known Use of liberalize

1765


LIBERALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

liberalize

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verb lib·er·al·ize \ˈli-b(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\

Definition of liberalize for English Language Learners

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

  • : to become less strict or more liberal



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