[ ab-suh-loo-tahyz ]
/ ˈæb sə luˌtaɪz /
verb (used with object), ab·so·lut·ized, ab·so·lut·iz·ing.
to render absolute; consider or declare perfect, complete, or unchangeable: Overzealous followers absolutized his theories.
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Also especially British, ab·so·lut·ise.
Origin of absolutize
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