nominalize

verb
nom·​i·​nal·​ize | \ˈnä-mə-nə-ˌlīz, ˈnäm-nə-ˌlīz\
nominalized; nominalizing

Definition of nominalize 

: to convert into or use as a noun or noun phrase nominalized able into ability nominalizes the adjective poor into the poor

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1659, in the meaning defined above

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