capsulize

[ kap-suh-lahyz, -syoo- ]
/ ˈkæp səˌlaɪz, -syʊ- /

verb (used with object), cap·sul·ized, cap·sul·iz·ing.

to summarize or make very concise; capsule.

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Also especially British, cap·sul·ise .

Origin of capsulize

First recorded in 1945–50; capsule + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM capsulize

cap·sul·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for capsulize

capsulize

capsulise

/ (ˈkæpsjʊˌlaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to state (information) in a highly condensed form
to enclose in a capsule
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