regularize

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verb reg·u·lar·ize \ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌrīz also ˈrā-\

Definition of regularize

regularized

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regularizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make regular by conformance to law, rules, or custom

regularization

play \ˌre-gyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən also ˌrā-\ noun

Examples of regularize in a sentence

  1. Under the program, illegal immigrants would be able to apply to regularize their status.

  2. <the garment industry agreed to regularize women's clothing sizes so one company's size six wasn't another company's size ten>

1780

First Known Use of regularize

1780


REGULARIZE Defined for English Language Learners

regularize

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verb reg·u·lar·ize \ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌrīz also ˈrā-\

Definition of regularize for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something, such as a situation) regular, legal, or officially accepted



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