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decimalize

[ des-uh-muh-lahyz, des-muh- ]
/ 藞d蓻s 蓹 m蓹藢la瑟z, 藞d蓻s m蓹- /
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verb (used with object), dec路i路mal路ized, dec路i路mal路iz路ing.
to reduce to a decimal system.
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Also especially British, dec路i路mal路ise .

Origin of decimalize

First recorded in 1855鈥60; decimal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM decimalize

dec路i路mal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for decimalize

decimalize

decimalise

/ (藞d蓻s瑟m蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
to change (a system, number, etc) to the decimal systemBritain has decimalized her currency

Derived forms of decimalize

decimalization or decimalisation, noun
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