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cyclize

[ sahy-klahyz, sik-lahyz ]
/ 藞sa瑟 kla瑟z, 藞s瑟k la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), cy路clized, cy路cliz路ing.
to cause cyclization.
verb (used without object), cy路clized, cy路cliz路ing.
to undergo cyclization.
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Also especially British, cy路clise .

Origin of cyclize

First recorded in 1905鈥10; cycle + -ize
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