Examples of popularize in a Sentence
a phrase that was popularized by its use in a hit TV show
Dream analysis was popularized by Sigmund Freud.
The book presents a popularized version of American history.
Recent Examples of popularize from the Web
But Venmo, founded in 2009, popularized money transfer apps as a way to quickly repay friends.
Shonda Rhimes popularized the concept of colorblind casting that gave us Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) one of the most popular Black female leads in history.
The movie popularized the music Leonard Bernstein and the lyrics of Stephen Sondheim.
The film — which was directed by John Badham — popularized disco music across the world.
Glacier Cream wasn't widely available until the 1940s; in the meantime, Hollywood popularized polarized aviator sunglasses made by Ray-Ban.
The Amazon Echo largely popularized the smart speaker concept, and Amazon has long been the leader in smart speaker sales as a result.
Such a villain also plays against the trend popularized by Black Panther, of having an antagonist with understandable motives.
Like juju, the style popularized by King Sunny Adé, fuji was originally built upon an embarrassment of pulsing polyrhythms shaped on kit drums, congas, bells, shakers, and talking drums, without much else beyond hectoring call-and-response singing.
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POPULARIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of popularize for English Language Learners
: to cause (something) to be liked, enjoyed, accepted, or done by many people : to make (something) popular
: to make (something that is difficult or complicated) simpler and easier to understand for the average person
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