cantonize

[ kan-tn-ahyz, -tuh-nahyz, kan-ton-ahyz ]
/ ˈkæn tnˌaɪz, -təˌnaɪz, kænˈtɒn aɪz /

verb (used with object), can·ton·ized, can·ton·iz·ing.


Nearby words

  1. canton flannel,
  2. canton ginger,
  3. canton island,
  4. canton river,
  5. cantonese,
  6. cantonment,
  7. cantor,
  8. cantor set,
  9. cantor's paradox,
  10. cantor, eddie

Also especially British, can·ton·ise.

Origin of cantonize

First recorded in 1595–1605; canton + -ize

Related formscan·ton·i·za·tion, noun

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