apprize

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[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /
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verb (used with object), ap·prized, ap·priz·ing.Obsolete.

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Origin of apprize

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1400–50; late Middle English aprisen<Middle French apris(i)er, equivalent to a-a-5 + prisier to prize2

OTHER WORDS FROM apprize

ap·priz·er, noun

Definition for apprize (2 of 2)

apprize2
[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /

verb (used with object), ap·prized, ap·priz·ing.

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